HISTORY OF KUWAIT
Kuwait, also known as the State of Kuwait is a part of western Asia that shares its borders with Iraq and Saudi Arabia to the north and south respectively. It became an independent country in the year 1961. However, it got famous due to many things in the early 1980s some of them being the Iraqi invasion to rule the country, its commercial success due to oil refineries, access to modern wireless communication, telecom services, internet services, etc.
There are main three internet providers in the State of Kuwait amongst the many. These three are:
- Ooredoo (formerly Watanya)
ZAIN DATA PACKAGES:
One of the most variant and offerable data packages are provided by the Zain internet service provider. It has packages of data starting from 10GB to 400GB. Some of them include unlimited on-net calls with IDD calls too. The structure of the internet packages and their prices as follows:
- 10GB costs about KD5 with R1 activation.
- 10GB with unlimited on-net calls and IDD calls of 25 minutes costs about KD9.5 with R6 activation.
- 50GB costs KD8 with R2 activation.
- 50GB with unlimited on-net calls costs KD9 with R7 activation.
- 50GB with unlimited on-net calls and IDD calls of 25 minutes costs KD11.5 with R9 activation.
- 100GB costs KD12 with R3 activation.
- 100GB with unlimited on-net calls around 500 local minutes costs KD14 with R8 activation.
- 200GB with unlimited on-net calls costs KD16 with R4 activation.
- 400GB with unlimited domestic calls and with R5 activation costs R18.
- 400GB with unlimited on-net and 25 minutes of IDD calls comprised of R10 activation costing around KD19.
OOREDEOO (FORMERLY WATANYA) DATA PACKAGES:
Ooredeoo provides internet data packages from 10GB to 100GB only that only includes local described calls. The structure of their data packages including prices, local calls, data provided, and activation are as follows:
- 10GB with 100 minutes of local calls along with B2 activation costs KD5.
- 25GB with 150 minutes of local calls along with the B3 activation costs KD8.
- 50GB with 300 minutes of local calls and unlimited on-net calls with B4 activation costs KD12.
- 100GB with 3000 minutes of local calls and unlimited on-net calls with B5 activation would cost you around KD16.
VIVA DATA PACKAGES
The third most widely used data packages in the State of Kuwait are Viva data packages. The following packages comprise of prices at which the given internet would be provided with their activation series and unlimited on-net calls, etc.
- 5GB with 100 minutes local calls and activation of 12 costs KD5.
- 25GB with 100 minutes of local calls and activation of 12 costs KD8.
- 50GB with 300 minutes of local calls and activation of 13 costs KD12.
- 200GB with unlimited local calls and activation of 14 costs KD18.
The recent survey recorded states that the 72.2% population of the State of Kuwait uses internet services provided by internet service providers. This figure of percentage is expected to hike by the end of 2025 covering the major areas and people having access to the internet.
Zain Data Packages
|10 GB||KD 5||R1|
|10 GB||KD 9.5||unlimited on-net||25 mins||R6|
|50 GB||KD 8||R2|
|50 GB||KD 9||unlimited on-net||R7|
|50 GB||KD 11.5||unlimited on-net||25 mins||R9|
|100 GB||KD 12||R3|
|100 GB||KD 14||unlim. on-net, 500 min local||R8|
|200 GB||KD 16||unlimited on-net||R4|
|400 GB||KD 18||unlimited domestic||R5|
|400 GB||KD 19||unlimited on-net||25 mins||R10|
Ooredoo (formerly Watanya) Data Packages
|KD 5||10 GB||100 mins||B2|
|KD 8||25 GB||150 mins||B3|
|KD 12||50 GB||300 mins, unlim. on-net||B4|
|KD 16||100 GB||3000 mins, unlim. on-net||B5|
VIVA Data Packages
|KD 5||5 GB||100 mins||12|
|KD 8||25 GB||150 mins||13|
|KD 12||50 GB||300 mins||14|
|KD 18||200 GB||unlimited||15|