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STC launches subsea cable in Red Sea

Saudi telecommunications and connectivity provider STC announced the launch of the first high-capacity submarine cable in the Red Sea. The ‘Saudi Vision Cable’ is operational at its first landing station in Jeddah. When complete, it will provide seamless connectivity through four landings – including Jeddah, Yanbu, Duba, and Haql.

STC launches three data centres in Saudi Arabia

Saudi telco STC has moved forward with the launch of three new data centres comprised of hundreds of prefabricated modules.

STC said two Tier III facilities in Jeddah and Madinah are now online, while a third in Riyadh is being commissioned, which when live will complete the first phase of the ambitious IT infrastructure project.

Amazon boss ‘hacked by Saudi Crown Prince’

A report by the Guardian suggests Jeff Bezos’s phone was accessed through a malicious message from the account of Prince Mohammed Bin Salman. The mobile phone of Amazon boss Jeff Bezos was hacked after receiving a WhatsApp message from the account of Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince, it has been claimed.