Zain KSA and Red Sea Global Launch Net-Zero 5G at the Red Sea

Red Sea Global and Zain KSA collaborate to launch zero-carbon 5G network at The Red Sea's Six Senses Southern Dunes resort, merging sustainability and innovation in tourism and telecommunications.

Highlights

  • 5G network powered by 100 percent renewable energy, reducing carbon footprint.
  • Integration of over 760,000 solar panels for clean energy infrastructure.
  • The Red Sea to offer luxury resorts, marinas, golf courses, and more.

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Zain KSA and Red Sea Global Launch Net-Zero 5G at the Red Sea

Red Sea Global (RSG), the multi-project developer behind the tourism destinations The Red Sea and Amaala, has partnered with Zain KSA (Saudi Arabia) to launch the world's first zero-carbon 5G network at the Six Senses Southern Dunes resort in The Red Sea. Zain KSA and RSG state that this initiative represents a significant step towards sustainability and innovation in the tourism and telecommunications sectors.




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Zero-Carbon 5G Network

"The zero-carbon 5G network, designed exclusively for The Red Sea, is the latest technological innovation at the resort," said the statement. The deployed 5G network is powered by 100 percent renewable energy, delivering high-speed connectivity to guests while minimising its carbon footprint.

Renewable Energy Infrastructure

Red Sea Global has constructed over 760,000 solar panels to power the entire 28,000-square-kilometre destination. This commitment to renewable energy aligns with global efforts to transition to clean energy sources and reduce dependence on fossil fuels.

According to the statement, the 5G towers have been designed using innovative 3D printing technology. Their harmonious integration with the unique landscape of The Red Sea ensures minimal visual impact and environmental preservation.

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Sustainable Partnerships

RSG's selection of Zain KSA as a partner highlights their shared commitment to sustainability and innovation. Zain KSA's dedication to transitioning the ICT sector to net-zero complements RSG's vision of keeping sustainability at the forefront of its resorts, said the statement.

The initiative aligns with Saudi Arabia's Vision 2030 goals, including carbon neutrality by 2060 and promoting clean energy reliance.

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Regenerative Tourism

Once completed, The Red Sea will feature a range of luxury resorts, residential properties, marinas, golf courses, and entertainment facilities, showcasing how sustainability and luxury can coexist. The Red Sea is set to open its doors to its first guests later this year, with properties spread across 22 islands and six inland sites.

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