Zain is the pioneer of mobile telecommunications in the Middle East. We began life in 1983 in Kuwait as the region’s first mobile operator, and since the initiation of our expansion strategy in 2003, we have expanded rapidly. Today, we are a leading mobile and data services operator with a commercial footprint in 8 Middle Eastern and North African countries with a workforce of over 6,700 providing a comprehensive range of mobile voice and data services to over 46.3 million active individual and business customers as of June 30, 2015. Read More >

Message from the CEO

Our mission is to cement Zain as a leading Middle East mobile operator, one that provides a world-class service to our customers wherever they are.

Zain Group CEO
Mr. Scott Gegenheimer

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MTC was established as the first mobile telecom company in the region.

The Government of Kuwait reduces its stake in MTC from 49% to 25%.

September 8: Operations in Kuwait, Jordan, Bahrain and Sudan rebrand to Zain, which became the Group's master brand.

September 4: ‘Zain and The Beast’ Eid Al-Fitr play wows audiences and critics alike with 18 shows, performing to a total audience of 27,000 appreciative family theater-goers. To watch the play, click here.

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Our Management

Mr. Asa'ad Al BanwanChairman

Mr. Al Banwan was appointed Chairman of ...

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Mr. Scott GegenheimerChief Executive Officer of Zain Group

Mr. Gegenheimer was appointed CEO of Zain ...

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Our Brand

Live your dreams. You are your dreams. They separate you from the crowd. They are yours and no one can ever take them away from you. They comfort you in hard times. they open your mind to life's possibilities. They are the best expression of your creativity. They are the single thing most likely to drive you to succeed. In your dreams, you are your own hero. Believe in your potential. Be who you want to be.

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A Wonderful World