Zain Tests VoLTE in Kuwait
Published on: 17th Jun 2014
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Kuwait's Zain says that it has tested the country's first Voice over LTE (VoLTE) service, based on equipment supplied by Huawei and Nokia (NSN).
Zain said that it tested VoLTE in live experiences in order to showcase the technology's calling capability in preparation for commercial VoLTE services in the near future.
The company said that it was waiting for suitable handsets to be released, although a dfew compatible handsets are already available.
Speaking on the back of the latest VoLTE, Zain Kuwait CEO, Omar Al Omar said: "This launch in planning for the future is an important milestone, which will translate into providing enhanced mobile broadband services to our customers across Kuwait, offering them an opportunity to enjoy unparalleled communication services."
At the end of last year, Zain announced its intention to launch a commercial LTE-A network in the country.