Zain boosts mobile broadband speeds

19 Aug 2009

Kuwaiti telecoms operator Zain has announced that it has upgraded and expanded its domestic HSDPA and HSUPA mobile broadband networks to support download speeds of up to 21.6Mbps. CEO of Zain Kuwait, Khalid Al-Hajeri, said: ‘This is great news for our mobile broadband customers who can now enjoy surfing the internet at speeds of up to 21.6Mbps inside Kuwait… This is another regional first in our endeavour to ensure that Zain offers the enhanced speed, quality and variety that our customers are looking for from a broadband service.’ At the end of June 2009 Zain Kuwait had 1.82 million wireless subscribers, of which an estimated 450,000 are contracted to the cellco’s W-CDMA networks.

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