Makkah, July , 2022: Saudi Arabia’s digital regulator, the Communications & Information Technology Commission (CITC), has confirmed that the download speed of mobile internet reached 266.72 Mbit/s. which is 40% higher than last year, while upload speeds of mobile internet reached 36.97 Mbit/s, 28% higher than last year in Makkah on July 7.
With extensive preparations from CITC, pilgrims have consumed 3.46K TB via telecom networks in Makkah City, this is the equivalent of watching 1.42M hours of HD video clips, the Commission reported.
Statistics released by CITC also showed that the average daily consumption per user was 849.30 MB/subscriber, exceeding 3 times the world’s average per capita consumption of around 200 MB/subscriber. And the most used apps are YouTube, TikTok, Facebook, Snapchat, and Instagram, the Commission reported.
On top of the 13.35 million local calls, 1.43 million international calls were made, with a total success rate exceeding 99%.