stc Bahrain launches 5G SA network

23 May 2022

stc Bahrain has announced the launch of what it claims is the country’s first 5G Standalone (SA) network. A company press release highlighted that the network, which has been deployed in conjunction with hardware vendor Huawei, will enable a new set of communication services for both consumers and enterprises, through ubiquitous connections and high computing capabilities that can be delivered to individuals for their diverse services, such as high-resolution video, VR, AR, and multimedia and online data communications.

Commenting on the deployment, stc Bahrain CEO Nezar Banabeela said: ‘stc Bahrain has consistently been at the forefront of pushing latest technologies beyond just mere enhancements to approaching capabilities closer to full fledge 5G. Through this achievement, we are laying the foundation for further milestones, service availability and inclusivity of the fundamental capabilities that is included in stc Bahrain network to cover all the forecasted 5G network use cases.’