VIVA Bahrain

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VIVA Bahrain
Private (subsidiary of STC Group)
Industry Telecommunications
Founded 2010 (2010)
Headquarters Seef District, Bahrain
Area served
Key people
Ulaiyan Al Wetaid (CEO)
Products Mobile telephony
Wireless broadband
Services Integrated Communications
Parent STC Group

VIVA Bahrain - (VIVA) - (Arabic: فيفا‎‎) is a telecommunications company based in Bahrain. It is owned by the Saudi Telecom Company Group and started its commercial service in March 2010.


On the January 23, 2009, the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Bahrain (TRA) announced that STC won the third mobile network operating license in a bid worth BD 86.7 Million (USD $231 Million).[1] [2] STC established STC Bahrain in 2009 but renamed it to VIVA in January 2010.[3]

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  1. ^ "STC wins Bahrain’s third mobile licence". Wireless Industry News. aikresearch. Retrieved 12 April 2013. 
  2. ^ MACDONALD, ARTHUR (January 23, 2009). "Saudi Telecom wins third mobile licence". Gulf Daily News. Retrieved 12 April 2013. 
  3. ^ "Key telecoms companies". Telecommunications. Bahrain Development Board. Retrieved 12 April 2013. 

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