Haj: Mobily offers free Wi-Fi network in more than 1,300 sites

Haj: Mobily offers free Wi-Fi network in more than 1,300 sites
Updated 01 October 2014

Haj: Mobily offers free Wi-Fi network in more than 1,300 sites

Haj: Mobily offers free Wi-Fi network in more than 1,300 sites

For the eighth consecutive year, Mobily is providing free Wi-Fi service for the pilgrims, after having completed the expansion of the Wi-Fi network coverage in Mina, Arafat and Muzdalifah covering more than 1,300 sites.
Mobily said that Wi-Fi access to the service in the holy sites requires searching for the network, “Mobily” through the Wi-Fi technology available in their mobile phones or laptops, then open a web browser, which leads directly to the service page. Pilgrims can then register for free.
Users should enter the international key no. before entering the mobile phone number for example, (966*********).
After registration, the user will receive a text message containing a PIN number in order to ensure privacy.
This service will contribute to enable pilgrims and organizations responsible for their service as well as the media to enjoy the services of the Internet anywhere in the holy places which will contribute to full transfer of their business and share their current impressions instantly.
Mobily offered gifts to pilgrims through their branches and points of sale scattered around holy places, land and sea ports and airports inside and outside the Kingdom.
Mobily maintains operations in locations frequented by pilgrims in high density, providing telecommunications services and introducing the services on offer.
Mobily contributed as a strategic partner in the National Media Awareness Campaign that aims to educate the pilgrims.
Mobily has sent awareness SMS messages to all subscribers. It also spread its messages via social networking and the company’s sales points at international airports, land and sea ports and in the holy sites.
All branches of Mobily in Haram Central Area and King Abdulaziz International Airport operate at full capacity around the clock and offer all the services needed by the pilgrims from postpaid and prepaid sim cards, as well as recharging cards.
Mobily also provides “Connect” Internet services, which are provided by Mobily for the pilgrims in the holy sites to facilitate their contact with their families and loved ones.