Virgin Mobile Saudi Arabia is a new type of mobile company in the Kingdom, which is on a mission to Make Mobile Better, one mobile phone and plan at a time.
Virgin Mobile Saudi Arabia was awarded a licence by the Communications and Information Technology Commission CITC to operate as a Mobile Virtual Network Operator in April 2014. Since then, the team at Virgin Mobile Saudi Arabia has been working to prepare a ground-breaking new mobile experience for Saudi Arabian mobile users. That means delightfully surprising customers with a straight up-authentic approach to mobile, and delivering heartfelt service. It also means building a platform for Virgin Mobile Saudi Arabia’s community of members to express themselves and their creativity.
Virgin Mobile Saudi Arabia is headquartered in Riyadh and has a state-of-the-art customer service centre in Jeddah. Virgin Mobile will operate a nationwide network of direct and indirect retail stores.
Virgin Mobile Saudi Arabia’s leadership believe that the next generation Saudi Arabian mobile service can only be built by this generation. An initial recruitment drive led to over 50,000 people applying to join Virgin Mobile Saudi Arabia.
Virgin Mobile Saudi Arabia is growing fast and currently employs 90 people, half of whom are Saudi Arabians. These include members of the Creative Collective, who have been hired to inform and inspire the Virgin Mobile Saudi Arabia community in areas ranging from gadgets to urbanism.
The company behind Virgin Mobile Saudi Arabia is formally called the Virgin Mobile Saudi Consortium LLC – a Saudi Arabian company that brings together local, regional and global shareholders and experts in mobile telecommunications.
Virgin Mobile Saudi Consortium LLC was formally incorporated in June 2013, shortly after the award of Virgin Mobile’s licence by CITC.
Virgin Mobile Saudi Consortium LLC is part of Virgin Mobile Middle East & Africa and has further shareholders including prominent local companies and Saudi Arabian private investors. The Virgin Group is a shareholder in Virgin Mobile Middle East & Africa. The Virgin Group is a leading international branded investment company and one of the world’s most recognized and respected brands. Conceived in 1970 by Sir Richard Branson, the
Virgin Group has gone on to grow successful businesses in sectors ranging from mobile telephony and media to transportation, travel, financial services, hotels, health and fitness, as well as renewable technologies and space tourism.