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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. […]


A10 Networks gains five major 5G GI-LAN security design wins

A10’s Thunder Converged Firewall meets critical needs of mobile operators for hyperscale, performance and automation in 5G Networks. A10 Networks, a provider of intelligent and automated cybersecurity solutions, announced it  has secured five major 5G network design wins in the second half of 2018 for its A10 Thunder Convergent Firewall (CFW) Gi/SGi firewall solution, including three […]


Zain adopts smart technology at launch of new branch in Kuwait

Zain opens new smart branch with innovative touchscreen technology and advanced facial recognition as it continues its journey from traditional branches to digital ones. Zain Kuwait has launched a first-of-its-kind interactive touchscreen in a new high-profile branch. The telecom company, which has the biggest network of branches in Kuwait, is offering its innovative Smart Mall […]


A10 Networks outlines 5G strategy and roadmap to help mobile carriers

A10 Networks, a provider of intelligent and automated cybersecurity solutions, has outlined its strategy, solutions and roadmap to help mobile carriers future-proof their networks for the coming wave of 5G and the demanding new applications, including enhanced mobile broadband (eMBB), ultra-reliable low-latency communications (URLLC) and massive machine type communications (MMTC), it will enable. A10, a […]


Zain launches zBot – the new face of smart customer service

Zain is the first telecom company to offer an interactive agent solution in Kuwait.   Zain, a leading telecommunications company in Kuwait, has announced the launch of zBot, an all-new interactive digital channel for smart customer service, making it the first telecom company to launch this innovative solution in Kuwait. The new channel utilises the […]


Zain Kuwait becomes partner of MOI traffic awareness campaign

Zain, the leading telecommunications company in Kuwait, has announced it is to partner with the country’s Ministry of Interior to support its latest traffic awareness campaign. This extends throughout the new school year and is organised by MOI’s General Department of Public Relations and Media Security. Zain participated in the opening ceremony of the campaign’s […]


BICS and Fastweb partner to boost international cabling from Sicily

BICS, a leading international communications enabler, and Fastweb, a major Italian telecommunications operator, have announced a strategic partnership to offer a combined connectivity solution which will bridge Europe via Sicily, to the Middle East, Asia and Africa. The partnership enhances Fastweb’s access to major submarine cable systems in Sicily and enables both companies to fully […]


Ooredoo Kuwait sets up NFV cloud using Huawei and VMware vCloud

VMware announced that Ooredoo Kuwait, a telecommunications provider in the Middle East, has successfully deployed both Network Functions Virtualisation and IT applications on a single, unified cloud based on the VMware vCloud for NFV platform. Ooredoo’s UNIFY initiative is aimed at taking advantage of a software-defined datacentre architecture, and disruptive technologies such as network functions […]


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