Buying a SIM Card in Kuwait: What You Need to Know

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Going to Kuwait or are you already living in Kuwait and need to buy a new Kuwaiti SIM card? In this video, I will tell you all about Kuwaiti SIM cards and tell you which one is the best!

This video is for both tourists/travelers visiting Kuwait and those already living in Kuwait planning on buying a (new) Kuwaiti SIM card.

In Kuwait, there are 3 operators: Zain Kuwait, Ooredoo Kuwait, and STC Kuwait (formerly VIVA Kuwait). All these operators have 2G, 3G, and 4G/LTE networks, and Kuwaiti SIM cards will cost you 5 Kuwaiti Dollars (KWD).

What do you need to know about mobile data in Kuwait? Kuwait is connected to 7 international submarine cables, which result in extremely fast data speeds and large data allowances.

What will I cover in this video? I will introduce you to the Zain Kuwait, Ooredoo Kuwait, and STC Kuwait, tell you about their internet packages and internet offers, and which Kuwaiti SIM card is the best.

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1:04: Telecom operators in Kuwait
2:37: Zain Kuwait
5:12: Ooredoo Kuwait
6:53: STC Kuwait
8:22: Best SIM card in Kuwait
9:42: Final thoughts & outro

Ernest Adu

Ernest Adu, going by just Adu, is the founder and editor at Phone Travel Wiz. He has been a traveler for 7 years. Although from Europe, the Netherlands, Adu's favorite region is Asia. In particular, East and Southeast Asia. He currently is in the Netherlands.

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