Minister of Communications and Information Technology Eng. Abdullah Al-Swaha revealed that a number of telecom companies in Saudi Arabia have been fined for their involvement in the unknown segments sold in the Saudi market, stressing that there is strictness in implementing penalties against violators who conduct non-competitive practices or not. Protects competitiveness and market. “It is difficult to eliminate the unknown segments as the market is open, but there is still strictness in this regard. The CITC is a potential arm in implementing the regulation and is strict in carrying out the necessary procedures against the violators,” he said. That the duration of monitoring of telecommunications companies was reduced from 15 days to five days. The launch of the new strategy under the slogan “Empowering the investment of the opportunities offered by the digitization era and reaching Saudi Arabia to the forefront of innovative countries” in Riyadh yesterday, the implementation of the fingerprint implementation is one of the strict procedures, and Saudi Arabia one of the few countries that apply strictness in the sector Telecommunications. The Minister of Communications said he received 40,000 tweets during the inauguration last April, asking him to find a solution to the poor quality of communication services and the Internet in Saudi Arabia, pointing out that the process of supplying the infrastructure implemented by the Ministry within five months, and this period is equivalent to what has been achieved In three years. He added that the ministry was able to reach 35 thousand villages and migration in Saudi Arabia and provide communications services, pointing out that this figure is equivalent to what was implemented in three years. He explained that since the inauguration of the ministry in April 2017, the ministry has achieved three times the quality and speed of the Internet, and the Ministry is still working for more in this regard. During the meeting, Al Sawahah explained that the Fourth Industrial Revolution that we are witnessing today will be a key factor in realizing the vision of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 2030, adding that it requires everyone to formulate new business models and implementation mechanisms under the new rules of global competitiveness based on the shift from focusing on assets and expertise to total reliance on The new fuels are represented in data and artificial intelligence and build new engine, youth and entrepreneurship. He reviewed the results of a questionnaire he did as soon as he took the portfolio of the ministry. He pointed out that 80 percent of the total interventions on the sign of the communications minister in the Twitter platform at the time saw that the focus should include three elements: infrastructure, digital environment incubator that develops and attracts minds and skills, To enrich and stimulate digital culture in order to build a pioneering generation. On the three pillars, the minister stressed that the ministry immediately acted in response to the demands after studying and achieved advanced results. The service was delivered to about 300,000 households with fiber optic service to reach about 30 percent. 2020 in broadband access to over two million enterprises. With regard to the last two points between Minister Sawahah that more than 300 thousand students and 9 thousand teachers were trained in the skills of the new digital world and software, as well as in culture, and stimulate new business models using open data to provide economic impact in billions of riyals. As for digital culture, the “Tech Idea” platform, a platform that began addressing the challenges of the health sector out of the 4,000 ideas that have been attracted by digital development, has been launched and 15 leading models have been presented to address the challenges of today and tomorrow in digital health. He explained that the Ministry’s ambitions for digital transformation are to enable a digital government without paper, ministries without visits, stimulate digital society, digital health, digital education, digital cities, access to digital economy and industry based on the Fourth Industrial Revolution, Has continued to achieve the axes of digital transformation by supporting and helping partners in the sector to digitize the government to be 70 percent of them without paper.