Zain Kuwait launches nationwide LTE service

Telco beats rivals Wataniya and Viva to launch nationwide LTE service
Zain Kuwait launched LTE services under the Wiyana Connect brand.
Zain Kuwait launched LTE services under the Wiyana Connect brand.

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Zain Kuwait has launched LTE services under the banner Wiyana Connect 4G LTE. The nationwide service will provide customers with the fastest mobile Internet speed in the country, with tariffs starting at KD7 ($24.7) per month for 2 gigabits of data.

Customers can use the service with compatible smartphones, tablets, routers, hotspots and dongles, the telco said.

Omar Alomar, CEO, Zain Kuwait, said: "We are very proud to launch the new service that will provide the fastest mobile internet speeds to our customers all over Kuwait exclusively from Zain. This service is available for the first time nationwide."

Kuwait’s Ministry of Communications authorised the country’s three mobile operators to introduce LTE services on the 1,800 MHz band in October, according to Kuwait News Agency, Kuna.

The operators paid a fee of KD250,000 for their LTE licences.
 

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