Batelco selects vendor for SURE LTE deployment
Telco inks deal on the sidelines of Bahrain International Airshow
Bahrain's Batelco has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Huawei for the delivery of LTE technology for SURE, Batelco's subsidiary in Guernsey, Jersey and the Isle of Man.
Huawei will deliver and integrate LTE base stations into SURE's networks.
The deal was signed on the sidelines of Bahrain International Airshow (BIAS) 2014.
Sheikh Hamad bin Abdulla Al Khalifa, chairman, Batelco and Huang Ji, VP Middle East, Huawei signed the MoU, which builds on an agreement signed by Sheikh Hamad and Huawei Middle East president, Shi Yaohong, during the Bahrain-China Business Forum held recently in Beijing, China.