Zain Bahrain rolls out 5G commercial services

Zain Group has announced the launch of its 5G commercial services in Bahrain.

The 5G network built in collaboration with global solutions provider, Ericsson, will allow users to enjoy super high-speed data, very low latency and ultra-high reliability and unveils highly connected technologies trends such as virtual reality, augmented reality, and the internet of things (IoT).

The Vice-Chairman and Group CEO of Zain, Bader Al Kharafi, stated, “Zain Bahrain’s 5G launch demonstrates our continuous commitment to investing in digitalization and the latest technologies for the benefit of our customers and playing our key role in the Kingdom’s Economic Vision 2030.”

On the other hand, Fadi Pharaon, President of Ericsson Middle East and Africa, declared, “We continue to work closely with Zain to expand the strategic partnership between our companies and support the commercial rollout of 5G across Bahrain. This announcement endorses our global leadership as we continue to switch on this era-defining technology around the world to drive the Internet of Things (IoT), Industry 4.0., digitalized society, and incredible new mobile broadband experiences.”

Zain Bahrain will be increasing 5G coverage in the Kingdom throughout 2020 and will keep expanding the 5G network in 2021 and beyond.