Viva Bahrain launches 4G LTE service
Manama, January 6, 2014
Viva Bahrain has launched its much anticipated 4G LTE service, which boasts speeds of up to 100 Mbps.
A company statement said it has the widest coverage across Bahrain and offers customers an exceptional experience, enabling them to enjoy real-time video, media streaming and downloading.
Ulaiyan Al Wetaid, Viva CEO, said: “The launch of 4G LTE network is one of our biggest milestone achievements, aimed at providing our customers with the best broadband experience possible, and enabling them to stay connected like never before – uploading, downloading with superfast speeds. We have always been committed to putting our customers first and hence, through targeted innovations and sustained investments, we are consolidating our lead in the broadband segment and catering to their interest with the best value-added products with unique features and benefits.”
Wetaid said: “We were the first to introduce a 42Mbps HSPA+ network making it the fastest mobile broadband for home, business and mobile users alike. We have taken our time to launch 4G LTE to ensure that the quality of our network, the offer and above all, the customer experience, exceeds the exemplary performance already offered by our 3G+ network. As we continue to expand and enhance our network offerings, we would like to thank various governmental organizations for helping us achieve this milestone.”
Viva customers can take advantage of 4G LTE services for free from January 6 until the end of February after which the service is available as an add on for BD5, it said.
For business customers, the 4G LTE service will be available with a highly-flexible Quality of Service (QoS) feature. It will offer advanced bandwidth on an efficient and reliable network for users with a super high-speed experience that can be accessed even during peak usage times. The 4G LTE business service will be available for trial during the same period and as an add-on for business plans by the end of February.
“Our 4G LTE offering incorporates the fastest home broadband service with a comprehensive and holistic offering to cater to our customers evolving needs in both mobile and data services. This further enhances our positioning as the ‘broadband provider of choice’ and fulfills our aim of becoming a total telecom provider offering both mobile and fixed-line services,” he said. – TradeArabia News Service