Saudi telco, STC has leveraged the global platform at MWC 2017 in Barcelona to launch its new network strategy, 'STC Leap'. This is aimed at higher speeds, lower latencies, increased capacities and more possibilities.
Eng. Abdullah A. Al Zmame, vice president, nNetwork, STC, said: “The advent of concepts such as: cloud computing, NFV and edge data centres are expected to bring limitless new possibilities. Today’s science fiction concepts like augmented reality, virtual reality, ultra-high-definition (UHD), 3D video are expected to be normal services in tomorrow’s daily life without which it will be difficult to carry out our daily tasks.”
Communication will penetrate to every aspect of future society connecting everything with everything with immersive services triggering data demands of 1000s of times experienced today, according to STC.