Saudi Arabia

Geographic Region (ITU/UN)

Currency

SAR

ISO 3166 Code

SA

M49 Code

682

MCC

420

Calling Code

+966

ITU Member

Yes

ITU-R Region

Overview

Saudi Arabia, officially the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) (المملكة العربية السعودية), is a sovereign Arab state in Western Asia constituting 80% of the Arabian Peninsula. Saudi Arabia is bordered by Jordan and Iraq to the north, Kuwait to the northeast, Qatar, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates to the east, Oman to the southeast, and Yemen to the south.

Saudi Arabia is a member of the ITU and as such follows radio frequency harmonisation principles according to ITU-R Region-1. The regulatory body governing communications policy is the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT), and the Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) is charged with regulating the country's radio frequency spectrum activities such as planning, allocations, and licencing.

Markets

The major stock exchanges in this country include;

Mobile Network Operators

There are 3 mobile network operators servicing this region.

IoT Technology:
None