STC Bahrain extends reach of 5G network

17 Jan 2020

STC Bahrain (previously known as Viva Bahrain) has announced the launch of the next phase of its 5G network in partnership with Chinese equipment supplier Huawei. Following an initial launch in selected areas in June 2019, the operator’s 5G mobile broadband and home broadband services are now available across more than 50% of the country, enabling customers to enjoy data speeds of up to 1.2Gbps. Prices for 5G home broadband plans start at BHD21 (USD55) per month for download speeds up to 40Mbps, a 600GB monthly data allowance and an additional 3GB a month of mobile data, subject to a 24-month contract. To access 5G mobile services, pre-paid and post-paid subscribers pay an extra BHD5 a month.

Bahrain, Huawei Technologies, stc Bahrain (formerly Viva)