The Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) has launched a public consultation setting out its five-year outlook on radio spectrum for commercial and innovative use. The consultation invites views on a range of measures, with the aim of enabling the transformation of Saudi Arabia into a leading digital society in alignment with the goals of Saudi Arabia's Vision 2030 and CITC's recently approved National Spectrum Strategy.
In this consultation, CITC is proposing to release more than
10 GHz of additional radio spectrum by 2024 across a wide range of frequency bands to cater to the needs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, accelerate innovation and create a thriving environment for emerging radio technologies. Through this consultation, CITC is inviting all interested parties, both locally and internationally, to provide their views and input on the future of this unprecedented spectrum release. Views are welcome from local and international telecom and technology providers, industrial stakeholders, public entities and members of the public as well as consumers of telecom and digital services. The submissions from interested parties are open till the 27th of September, 2020.
Views/comments can be submitted to one or more of the following addresses:
- By email to:
- Hand-delivered (paper and electronic) at the CITC premises or By mail to:
Communications and Information Technology Commission
Prince Turki Bin Abdul Aziz I Street intersection with Imam Saud Bin Abdul Aziz Road
PO Box 75606, Riyadh 11588
Spectrum for IMT-2020 and beyond: Fostering Commercial and Innovative Use of Radio Spectrum in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia