“Zain partners with Huawei to modernize its network in Kurdistan to provide the latest communication technology to more than one million subscribers in Kurdistan”

“Zain partners with Huawei to modernize its network in Kurdistan to provide the latest communication technology to more than one million subscribers in Kurdistan”


Zain Iraq- part of Zain Group, the leading mobile telecom network provider in the MENA- recently announced the completion of its network modernization in Kurdistan in partnership with Huawei, the leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider. This step stems from Zain commitment to constantly bring the latest technology solutions to its subscribers, providing them with the best quality services.

“Our strategic investments in developing our network continues across Iraq, and modernizing the network in Kurdistan is a key part of it. Valued USD 46 million, the project was held in partnership with Huawei as part of our commitment to provide our subscribers with the best user experience in Kurdistan and the whole country. Mostly, this represents a quantum leap in managing our services. Today, over 1 million subscribers will be able to benefit from the best and most innovative network and the topmost telecom experience characterized by the highest quality and world-class technical standards”, said Ali Al-Zahid, Zain CEO.

“Part of a strategic expansion plan of our main traffic carrier network, Zain Iraq has completed its network modernization in Kurdistan region , implementing many projects that enabled the network to efficiently transfer and transmit data from towers to central devices. The initiative will also include microwave and fiber optic network expansion to reach main locations with high capacities, This will enable Zain to consolidate its position as the fastest and most advanced network in Kurdistan, allowing subscribers to use internet with the best quality and highest speed,” concluded Al-Zahid.

Huawei’s Key Account Director Mr. Li Xiang also added from his side: “We’re proud to be part of this partnership with Zain to provide leading integrated telecom solutions, bringing the latest practices in mobile services to Kurdistan. At Huawei, we believe that our innovative solutions based on a customer-centric approach that meets their expectations will contribute to our ongoing success in the mobile broadband market which is facing fierce competition.”

Zain Iraq continuously strives to provide the best solutions and advanced services to answer the needs of all society segments. The company also aims at launching national initiatives targeting youth and socially responsible projects in line with its belief in the importance of collaborative work and providing distinct and modern services to the market.