​One of the most important factors in the success of development plans, programs, economic and investments projects in any sector, is the availability of valid data and information databases that are contentiously updated. The availability of such data for communications and information technology sector, assists in raising the awareness about the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia status in international and regional forums, such as ITU, League of Arab States, the Gulf Cooperation Council, moreover, encourages investment in communications and information technology projects and services.
Indicators for Telecommunications and Information Technology sector in the Kingdom are considered among the most important ways to measure the sector. They convey important information about numbers of subscribers, prices, quality of service, sector revenue and workforce employed in the sector.​