Viva Kuwait deploying ‘nationwide’ 5G this year with Huawei

5 Mar 2019

Viva Kuwait says it is rolling out a nationwide 5G network with over 1,000 5G NR-based radio sites this year supported by a device ecosystem including 5G CPEs, having chosen China’s Huawei as strategic partner to support the deployment. In a press release which underlined its decade-long existing partnership with Huawei, Viva also announced the establishment of a 5G Innovation Centre this year, ‘with the aim to explore, develop, and launch new 5G use cases’, opening the door for ‘new business models such as ultra-broadband, IoT and smart city services’.