VIVA Bahrain launches 5G services in Bahrain

Follows first commercial pilot last year.
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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.

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