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Badir backs ICT needs of tech startups

King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology, represented by Badir Program for Technology Incubators, has recently announced a new partnership STC to offer ICT solutions to start-ups incubated by Badir.

As part of the agreement, Saudi Telecom will offer competitive prices to Saudi entrepreneurs on a selection of main telecom services, most notably the Fixed line and Internet services “Jood” as well as prepaid QuickNet packages, Jawal and Jawal net packages and direct connection packages.

The agreement was signed by Nawaf Al Sahhaf, chief executive Badir Program for Technology Incubators and Accelerators and the Engineer Anef Ahmed A Abanomi, vice president of Enterprise Accounts at STC.

According to Al Sahhaf the partnership is a continuation of the efforts made by Badir Program in order to activate strategic collaborations with the private sector and other authorities in developing an entrepreneurial environment in the Kingdom and providing the necessary support for technical projects in order for them to grow, develop and sustain.

Meanwhile, A Abanomi said that the agreement with Badir Program is included in the strategy of STC in supporting entrepreneurship, as the company is keen to dedicate more efforts in order to support and empower young Saudi entrepreneurs, as well as to participate in initiatives that contribute in reducing operating costs for start-ups.

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