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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 […]


Zain Kuwait recognised for being first operator to offer Ring’s smart home products

Zain, the leading digital service provider in Kuwait, has been recognised by global smart home leader and Amazon company Ring. The recognition came to highlight Zain’s leadership in being the first telecom operator to officially offer Ring’s smart home products and solutions in the Middle East region as part of the Zain LIFE smart home […]


Batelco signs agreement to sell its Kuwait subsidiary QualityNet

Batelco, the regional telecommunications group with operations across 14 countries, has announced it has signed a Share Purchase Agreement (SPA) with the Kuwait Telecommunications Company, also known as VIVA, to sell its 90% shareholding of its Kuwait subsidiary, QualityNet General Trading and Contracting Company W.L.L (QualityNet). The price will be determined upon completion of the […]


Zain Kuwait hosts NASA at its science and technological innovation centre

Zain, the leading digital service provider in Kuwait, has hosted a special talk on science and technology innovation featuring NASA. The talk was held at the Zain Innovation Center (ZINC) in the company’s main headquarters in Shuwaikh. It was hosted in collaboration with the Embassy of the USA in Kuwait. Zain hosted the special talk […]


VIVA announces nationwide 5G service with Huawei in Kuwait

VIVA, Kuwait’s fastest-growing and most developed telecom operator, has announced the establishment of a 5G innovation centre, with the aim to explore, develop and launch new 5G use cases in Kuwait by 2019. Currently VIVA is already in action to rollout a nationwide 5G network with over 1000 5G NR sites supported by a massive […]


Zain Kuwait supports emerging talent to enter telecommunications industry

Zain, the leading digital service provider in Kuwait, has demonstrated its commitment to supporting the emerging talent of the country’s young people. Zain Kuwait has taken part in Kuwait University’s seventh annual admission fair to underline its intention to offer job and training opportunities to young national talents to experience working in the telecommunications industry. […]


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