STC is the leading national telecommunications provider in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Since the company changed from a government service to a commercial enterprise, STC has focused on keeping pace with emerging technologies in the telecommunications field to satisfy its customers’ needs and reinforce its position in the marketplace. STC has entered the international market by establishing businesses and investments in a number of GCC countries, as well as in Asia and Africa. It also has a presence in Kuwait, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Turkey, and South Africa. Since the implementation of STC’s FORWARD strategy which aims to support and reinforce its competitive position, the company has won several significant awards. These accomplishments have meant that STC holds the lead position in telecommunication service providers in the GCC and MENA region.