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Virtual telecom operator licenses to be issued in Kuwait

CITRA Kuwait is introducing a document allowing the entry of a fourth telecommunications company operator by default The Communications and Information Technology Regulatory Authority (CITRA), which has responsibility for supervising the telecommunications sector in Kuwait, has announced the submission of a tender for applications for a license to provide Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) services […]


Kuwaiti company honoured at InfiNet Wireless’ 10th Annual Partners Conference

Mada (Kuwait) was recognised as the best Wireless Internet Service Provider (WISP) for 2018 at the InfiNet Wireless’ 10th Annual Partners Conference. The company, a provider and supplier of Internet communications solutions, was recognised at InfiNet’s partner conference held in Hungry. Kamal Mokrani, Global Vice President at InfiNet Wireless, said: “In spite of a slow-down […]


VIVA completes first 5G corporate deal with hospitality group

VIVA, Kuwait’s fastest-growing and most developed telecom operator, and the owners of the prestigious Regency Hotel have signed a partnership agreement to provide the latest 5G internet service. The signing ceremony took place at the Regency Hotel in the presence of VIVA’s CEO Eng. Maziad Nasser Al-Harbi and the Chairman of Jameel Abdulrazzaq Al-Sanea and […]


Kuwait set to benefit from 5G growth says Huawei

Kuwait is one of the countries set to benefit from the delivery of 5G technology, according to Huawei. Huawei has held its ‘5G is ON’ Summit based on the theme of ‘5G-driven Digital Upgrades’, and Ryan Ding, Executive Director of the Board and President of the Carrier BG of Huawei, delivered a keynote speech entitled […]


Kuwait Ministry of Information launches 5G technology

Kuwait’s Ministry of Information has become the first government body to employ 5G wireless technology, touted as the ‘next generation’ of mobile communication, in conjunction with local telecom operator VIVA. The initiative supports His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah’s vision to build a new Kuwait, where high-tech infrastructure abounds, Information Minister Mohammad […]


Zain continues drive towards 5G following network readiness for commercial launch

Zain, a leading digital service provider in Kuwait, has continued preparations for the commercial operation of 5G by the launch of its 5G Internet bundles for postpaid customers. The launch comes after the company’s announcement last month of the full readiness of its network for the commercial launch of fifth generation wireless technology (5G) to […]


CITRA announces completion of experimental operations of the 5G networks in Kuwait

A 5G pilot operation in Kuwait has been completed by a CITRA executive. Eng. Salem Al-Ozainah, Chairman and CEO of the Communication and Information Technology Regulatory Authority (CITRA), completed the pilot operation of the fifth-generation mobile operator networks in anticipation of the launch of the 5G commercial service by mid-June. The organisation said in a […]


Ooredoo Group jumps up the world’s top 50 telecoms brands list

Ooredoo Group has been listed in the Telecoms 300 2019 report as one of the top 50 telecommunications brands in the world, with a brand value of some US$ 3.779 billion. The Qatar-based telecommunications provider jumped to 41st in the Top 50 rankings, from 43rd last year, reporting a growth of 12% in brand value. […]


RIPE NCC and CITRA successfully hold IPv6 capacity-building workshop in Kuwait

Réseaux IP Européens Network Coordination Centre (RIPE NCC), in collaboration with Kuwait’s Communication and Information Technology Regulatory Authority (CITRA), has successfully conducted a three-day training session in Kuwait on Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) at the Radisson Blu Hotel. The session was attended by some of Kuwait’s top Internet service providers (ISPs), telecom operators and […]


Zain Kuwait concludes strategic partnership of Arab Media Forum

Zain, a leading digital service provider in Kuwait, has concluded its strategic partnership of the 16th edition of the Arab Media Forum. The event, which was held at Sheikh Jaber Al Ahmad Cultural Center (JACC), came under the patronage of H.H. the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al Hamad Al Sabah. Mohammed Al Jabri, the […]


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