Ooredoo Kuwait launches commercial 5G network

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Ooredoo Kuwait has launched its new 5G commercially that supports 5th generation of cellular network technology.

The 5G network is a major upgrade in Ooredoo’s portfolio that offers customers superfast mobile broadband Internet to deliver incredible download speeds; bringing our mobile broadband experience to unparalleled new heights. Customers will have ultra-low latency times meaning easier and more stable gaming and streaming.

Worth to mention that Ooredoo made the first trial International 5G call in the region between Ooredoo Kuwait and Ooredoo Qatar, demonstrating the phenomenal capabilities of its 5G networks in Qatar and Kuwait.

Prior to the 5G launch, Ooredoo hosted a special event that demonstrated the power of its new 5G network. The event was attended by media and social media influencers and was held at the company’s head office in the heart of Kuwait City on Soor Street. During the event, Ooredoo demonstrated the network’s ability to operate video games comparing both networks, which require fast data speed, in addition to a live feed in 4K Full HD of drone footage of the event, and a speed test corner with devices equipped to utilize the new network capacity.

Mijbil AlAyoub, Senior Director of Corporate Communication underscored that the 5G commercial launch embodies the company’s core values of caring, connecting, and challenging, and demonstrates its commitment to enriching people’s digital lives and comes in tandem with our strategy of digital transformation and adopting future technologies.

He added, “Over the years, we have worked tirelessly to deliver the best in-class services to our esteemed customers, no matter their needs. Through this, we are exercising our role as a private sector entity in the New Kuwait Vision 2035, and we aspire to deliver comprehensive telecom services with international standards in the Kuwaiti market under one roof, which comes in tandem with our digital transformation strategy.”

Interested customers can learn more about the 5G experience by visiting our eShop at www.ooredoo.com.kw or from any of Ooredoo’s branches and experience the enhancement available in Kuwait.

Ooredoo’s operations in Kuwait date back to December 1999 when it launched wireless services as the second operator. The company today provides mobile, broadband internet and corporate managed services tailored to the needs of customers and businesses.

Ooredoo Kuwait –which is an enlisted company in the Kuwait Stock Exchange Market – operates a number of telecom service providers in the region, such as Ooredoo Algeria, Ooredoo Tunis, Ooredoo Maldives, and Wataniya Palestine. Ooredoo Kuwait is a member of the international Ooredoo Group based in Doha, Qatar.