3G UMTS Frequency Bands
4G LTE Frequency Bands
Kuwait Telecom Company, trading as VIVA Kuwait is a mobile carrier operating in Kuwait. The company is a fully owned subsidiary of the Saudi Telecom Company Group (STC) and began its commercial service in December 2008.
VIVA operates a 2G GSM service over 900 and 1800 MHz and 3G services on B1 (2100 MHz) which it upgraded to HSPA+ shortly after launch in January 2009, and again in April 2012 to DC-HSPA+. The company launched 4G LTE services in March 2013 over the B3 (1800 MHz) band, upgrading to LTE-A in September that year.
VIVA 5G Strategy
VIVA announced the implementation of 5G technology on its network in June 2018. Details have not yet been made available.
4G LTE Network Information
Details on LTE network deployments are shown below. Data are often incomplete due to commercial nature. Consult dossier text for further details.
|Evolution||Status||Active [Launched 2013-03]|
|Max. MIMO||Max. Modulation|
|LTE Band||Channel Width||Status|
5G NR Network Information
Details on 5G NR network deployments are shown below. Data are often incomplete due to commercial nature. Consult dossier text for further details.
|Type||Status||Active [Launched 2018-06-07]|
|Max. MIMO||-||Max. Modulation|
|NR Band||Channel Width||Status|