KUWAIT: VIVA, Kuwait’s fastest-growing and most developed telecom operator, participated in the Mobile World Congress 2018 organized by Group Special Mobile association “GSMA” that took place in Barcelona between 26 February and March 1.
VIVA’s delegation from different divisions, Technology, Marketing and Corporate Communications, was present at the congress through STC’s Booth, sponsor of the event, where VIVA showcased in cooperation with Huawei Kuwait a product called “CEO War Room”. It is data centric – all planning goes through a centralized data warehouse, which required it to consolidate information relating to billing, usage and rollout planning, and define the number of users and sites.
It is noteworthy to mention that VIVA won lately “Speedtest Award Winner 2017 – Kuwait’s Fastest Mobile Network” by Ookla, and it is pioneer in the middle east in providing the latest products and services to its customers among telecom operators in the middle east region, and achieved successfully the establishment of the first Voice Over LTE (VoLTE) interconnection in the Middle East and North Africa region in partnership with local networks, and was the first telecom company in Kuwait that has successfully tested the fifth-generation “5G” in its lab, which fosters its leadership in providing the latest technology that will enable customers to exchange information and communicate at higher speeds.
The GSMA represents the interests of mobile operators worldwide, uniting nearly 800 operators with more than 250 companies in the broader mobile ecosystem, including handset and device makers, software companies, equipment providers and Internet companies, as well as organizations in adjacent industry sectors. The GSMA also produces industry-leading events such as Mobile World Congress, Mobile Asia Expo.