Communications in Saudi Arabia

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Official Language


Other Languages Spoken
English is most widely used. Other languages spoken in Kingdom are Indonesian, Somali, Tagalog, Urdu, Western Farsi.
Business Language
Yes, English is widely used as business language.
Getting Some Knowledge

Visit the following sites: Speak7; Learn Arabic.

Free Translation Tools
Free Online Language Translation : Online translation tool between different languages : Free online translation tool

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Quality of Communications

Saudi Arabia has an efficient and reliable telecommunication system. It is possible to dial directly to more than 152 countries.

Telephone Codes
To Make a Call From Saudi Arabia, Dial 00
To Make a Call to in Saudi Arabia, Dial +966
Number of Digits of National Telephone Numbers

8 (Area Code: 1 digit, Subscriber Number: 7 digits).
For details, visit: Instructions about numbering

Mobile Telephone Standards
National Mobile Phone Operators
Al Jawal, Mobily, Bravo, Zain.

Availability of Internet

Internet Suffix
National Internet Access Providers

The Ministry of Communication and Information Technology provides Internet facilities in most cities.

For other internet service providers (ISPs) operating in the country, visit: Saudia-OnLine.

Access in Public Places
Accessible in a lot of places.
Access in Hotels
Accessible in majority of the modern hotels.

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