stc Group, Red Sea Global Sign Strategic Partnership to Drive Digital Success of RSG Destinations

stc group has entered this agreement to drive digital and technical development in mega projects within Saudi Arabia  - SPA
stc group has entered this agreement to drive digital and technical development in mega projects within Saudi Arabia - SPA
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stc Group, Red Sea Global Sign Strategic Partnership to Drive Digital Success of RSG Destinations

stc group has entered this agreement to drive digital and technical development in mega projects within Saudi Arabia  - SPA
stc group has entered this agreement to drive digital and technical development in mega projects within Saudi Arabia - SPA

stc group, an engine of digital transformation, has signed a strategic partnership with Red Sea Global (RSG), marking a significant milestone. This agreement aims to facilitate digital transformation and empower tourist destinations along the Red Sea coast by adopting state-of-the-art communication technologies and digital services, focusing on seamless and sustained connectivity services.
stc group has entered this agreement to drive digital and technical development in mega projects within Saudi Arabia by priming the connectivity services to all existing and prospective sites in the Red Sea area to revolutionize the region's tourism experience, according to SPA.

"As a key player in the digital transformation of the Kingdom, we are pleased to continue our support by partnering with The Red Sea destination, one of the largest national initiatives. We recognize the significance of this project for the country and are committed to leveraging our expertise to develop it further”, said stc group CEO Olayan bin Mohammed Alwetaid.

Under this agreement, stc group will offer advanced connectivity services The Red Sea and AMAALA destinations by delivering tailored solutions solutions with potential expansion into newly developed areas. These services will ensure seamless and uninterrupted connectivity for both destinations.

stc will provide advanced communications solutions, including fixed and mobile services with 5G technologies and connectivity through the group's data centers.

The collaboration between stc group and RSG goes beyond just providing connectivity. Together, the companies have developed Smart Services to enhance the digital guest experience, including smart EV charging, VMS (smart gates), a Marine security command center, RSG booking engine, and RSG contact center. Additionally, stc customers will benefit from automatic WiFi offloading.



Italy's Antitrust Takes Aim at Google over Personal Data Usage

FILED - 09 January 2024, US, Las Vegas: The Google logo can be seen on the Internet company's pavilion at the CES technology trade fair. Photo: Andrej Sokolow/dpa
FILED - 09 January 2024, US, Las Vegas: The Google logo can be seen on the Internet company's pavilion at the CES technology trade fair. Photo: Andrej Sokolow/dpa
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Italy's Antitrust Takes Aim at Google over Personal Data Usage

FILED - 09 January 2024, US, Las Vegas: The Google logo can be seen on the Internet company's pavilion at the CES technology trade fair. Photo: Andrej Sokolow/dpa
FILED - 09 January 2024, US, Las Vegas: The Google logo can be seen on the Internet company's pavilion at the CES technology trade fair. Photo: Andrej Sokolow/dpa

Italy's antitrust agency said on Thursday it had launched an investigation into online search giant Google and its parent company Alphabet over alleged unfair commercial practices involving users' personal data.
The request for consent that Google sends to its users to connect its multiple services "could constitute misleading and aggressive commercial practice", the watchdog said.
This "incomplete and misleading," information supplied to users fails to clarify the impact their consent may have on the use their personal data, the antitrust authority, which is in charge of overseeing consumer rights, added.
Google offers a wide range of online tools, including video platform YouTube, email service Gmail, and Maps.
The antitrust body said Google presented its request for users' consent in a way that could limit their freedom of choice, by inducing them to agree to a combined usage of personal data by different Google services.
"We will analyze the details of this case and will work cooperatively with the authority," a Google spokesperson said in a statement.
Under Italian legislation companies found in breach of consumer rights rules face fines ranging from 5,000 euros to 10 million euros.