VIVA Bahrain launches 5G services in Bahrain

Follows first commercial pilot last year.
Bahrain, 5G, Viva Bahrain, Tech, Business, Society, Culture, Middle East


Bahrain International Airport. Photo credit: Ben Mack

VIVA Bahrain has rolled out 5G services in Bahrain.

The rollout follows the operator's first commercial pilot of 5G in June 2018.

According to a VIVA officials, "the newly upgraded network will ultimately enable customers to enjoy super-fast Internet and smart technologies driven by the Internet of Things including virtual reality, ultimate real-time gaming, 3D 8K video, as well as providing a platform for artificial intelligence and connected cars."

Plans are reportedly afoot for other operators to launch their own 5G services in the Gulf nation.

Editor's Choice

Bahrain tops London and Silicon Valley for percentage of female startup founders - new report
Said to be among top 10 startup ecosystems with the largest share of female founders.
From the mag: Inside O2O2’s quest for fresher air with fashionable face masks
O2O2 isn’t just a face mask that’s been hitting the runways at Fashion Weeks worldwide. It’s also tackling the problem of polluted air at its source. Is there anything apps and mobile networks can’t do?

Most popular

Don't Miss a Story