Zain Saudi Arabia and Huawei announced the Launch of First LTE-Advanced High Speed Mobile Broadband Network


Zain Saudi Arabia and Huawei, have announced the launch of the first commercial LTE-Advanced Carrier Aggregation in two frequency bands (Band 1 and Band 3) network in the world.

Nokia Networks, Zain KSA Complete Carrier Aggregation Project


Nokia Networks and Zain KSA today announced their successful completion of a pilot project using carrier aggregation to combine FDD-LTE bands 1800 and 2100 MHz. Conducted in the western region recently as part of Zain KSA’s network enhancement project.

Nokia Networks Readies Zain Kuwait for VoLTE Launch

Zain Kuwait LTE

Nokia Networks announced successful Voice over LTE (VoLTE) call using Zain’s commercial LTE network in Kuwait. For the live HD (high-definition) voice call and video capability, Nokia Networks used its VoLTE solution, and services expertise to successfully conduct the project

NSN-Zain longstanding partnership puts customer experience first

Dubai, UAE – December 2, 2013 - Nokia Solutions and Networks and Zain Group have successfully partnered for nearly two decades with one sole objective – ensuring world-class service experience for Zain’s customers.

Zain Bahrain Starts Commercial LTE Service

Zain Bahrain launches 4G LTE

The telecommunications service provider Zain Bahrain has launched commercial LTE network in the country. Operator has started 4G services in collaboration with Ericsson.

Zain KSA Picks Nokia Siemens Networks for LTE Network in Jeddah

Nokia Siemens Networks

The Saudi Arabian operator Zain KSA has selected Nokia Siemens Networks as its LTE network supplier and services vendor for Jeddah. The operator aims to address the growing demand for mobile broadband and smartphone data services by refarming its 1800 MHz GSM frequency band to offer 4G services. 

Zain launches “Zain Speed” package


March 24, 2012 - "Zain KSA" continues the launching of 4G (LTE) technology at competitive prices of 499 riyals within a full-range package containing the broadband unlimited for the 4G at a speed of 100 Mbs, in addition to a modem and a free subscription for one month.

Zain Saudi Arabia launches LTE network

Zain Saudi Arabia has announced commercial launch of 4G LTE network.

Zain Kuwait selects NEC's Femtocell solution

Zain Kuwait has selected NEC’s Femtocell solution to enhance the indoor mobile experience of its enterprise and consumer customers.

Zain Kuwait experiments with LTE

Mobile service provider, Zain Kuwait is experimenting with LTE and have achived 150 mb/s download speed.


Zain (formerly MTC) is the pioneer of mobile telecommunications in the Middle East.

Zain Bahrain makes Middle East's first LTE call

March 31, 2010 - Zain Bahrain today showcased the region’s first LTE call, setting new standards for the telecoms sector by achieving a download data speed of 70 Mbps.

Zain Saudi Arabia and Motorola Sign Contract for the First LTE Network Deployment in Saudi Arabia

February 15, 2010 - The Networks business of Motorola, Inc.

Zain to outsource mobile network operations in East Africa

November 26, 2009 -  Zain is streamlining its mobile network operations to improve the quality of service and increase efficiency.

Zain Bahrain Promises Seamless Transition to LTE

November 10, 2009 | Work has begun on Zain Bahrain’s ambitious network upgrade to the region’s first Long Term Evolution (LTE) technology being delivered by Nokia Siemens Networks.