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Zain Kuwait completes trials for 4G/5G Cloud Native Open cRAN

14 Jun 2022

Zain Kuwait reported the successful completion of live trials for 4G/5G Open and Cloud Native Radio Access Network (cRAN) technology in collaboration with US-based network software provider Mavenir and Middle Eastern system integrator Masiya. A press release notes that open-interface and software-based RAN technology will enhance Zain’s cloud infrastructure offerings, enable faster deployment of new consumer and enterprise services, minimise CAPEX investment and operating expenses, and bring AI-based networks to the forefront.

Zain’s CTO Nawaf Al Gharabally added: ‘This Open cRAN trial empowers Zain with better understanding and practice experience on new technical trends for further development, that will enable us to continue offering distinct mobile services to our valued customers.’

Kuwait, Mavenir, Zain Kuwait

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