Batelco Awards LTE Deployment Contract to Huawei
Published on: 20th Jan 2014
Bahrain's Batelco and Huawei have signed an MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) which involves the delivery of 4G for Batelco's subsidiary SURE Telecom in Guernsey Jersey and the Isle of Man all islands close to the UK.
Batelco Chairman Shaikh Hamad bin Abdulla Al Khalifa and Huawei VP Middle East Mr. Huang Ji signed the MoU.
Under the agreement, Huawei will deliver and integrate LTE base stations into SURE's network.
Shaikh Hamad said that Batelco very much appreciates the role that Huawei plays in supporting the delivery of services for Batelco's customers, and the two companies now deepen their strategic alliance in developing future projects within Bahrain and across the globe.
"Huawei's technical expertise and their experience in implementing cutting edge communications solutions will be invaluable attributes in supporting Batelco's delivery of 4G for SURE," he added.
Financial terms or the timeline for delivery were not clarified though.