VIVA Bahrain, one of the leading telecom service operators in Bahrain just announced that it has made a regional breakthrough by deploying the region’s first nine-beam antenna technology during this year’s Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix.
According to a statement from the company, VIVA delivered approximately nine times the capacity to absorb traffic demand of a regular mobile tower. Because of this, VIVA customers were able to enjoy seamless voice and data telecom services during the race weekend.
The statement also adds that this step comes as the first stage of a strategic investment of VIVA to better serve the growing demand for data while focusing on efficiency and environmentally responsible alternatives that minimize the need to build new tower sites across Bahrain.
Ulaiyan Al Wetaid, CEO of VIVA Bahrain mentioned that a 50% increase in mobile traffic demands was recorded at the event this year. This, emphasizes the importance of the company’s decision to invest in the latest innovation and to serve their customers in the best way.
“We are very proud of the results this technology has achieved and will be exploring more ways to utilize it in the future for the betterment of Bahrain,” he added.