January 21, 2019

STCS Launches First iDirect DVB-S2X Network in Middle East

Next-generation iQ Series remotes to enable high-speed connectivity and high-bandwidth applications cost-effectively and efficiently

Herndon, VA, January 21, 2019 – VT iDirect, a company of VT Systems, today announced that STC Solutions Saudi Telecom Company (STCS), the leader of Information Communications Technologies (ICT) in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), will launch the first iDirect DVB-S2X network in the Middle East. Utilizing VT iDirect’s iQ Series of remotes, its next-generation DVB-S2X technology will enable STCS to offer high-speed connectivity and expand its service offerings to meet the needs of high-bandwidth applications cost-effectively and efficiently. The technological move is in alignment with the digital transformation strategy that the KSA plans to realize by 2030.

The iQ Desktop remotes are designed to serve a wide range of performance scenarios and service providers can add new features on demand, based on a future-proof software-upgradeable design. This will benefit STCS’s clients across the KSA, such as users from the Government ICT and enterprises, and enhance cellular backhaul.

“Launching the first iDirect DVB-S2X network in the Middle East gives us a clear sales advantage and enables STCS to meet escalating demands for bandwidth from customers,” said Yasser Z. Alotaibi, Vice President of Connectivity Services, STCS. “We chose VT iDirect’s next-generation DVB-S2X platform for its ability to allow us to scale as we grow and offer our customers the best technology in the market today.”

“We are pleased to be a preferred technology partner to service providers like STCS, empowering them to offer their customers the best possible network experience,” said John Arnold, Vice President, Global Sales, VT iDirect. “Our DVB-S2X platform is built to deliver now and well into the future, and will enable STCS to keep pace with customer demand.”