Seef Properties in key IT deal
Manama, January 18, 2010
Seef Properties has signed an agreement with Lightspeed Communications to offer value-added and innovative services for residential and business customers.
Lightspeed Communications has provided wireless technology at Seef Mall, where visitors can conveniently surf the Internet at LIVEBOX WiFi hotspots in common areas across the mall premises.
This wireless technology provides fast and reliable Internet connections for laptops, notebooks, computers and personal digital assistants.
'We have always striven to remain a step ahead of the competition in responding to customer needs, whether in shopping, entertainment or communications,' said Seef Properties chief executive officer Fawaz M Matar.
'That's why we are doubly happy to become the first mall in Bahrain to offer free WiFi connections across our premises and our arrangement with Lightspeed Communications is just another example of our endeavour to provide the best technology and services to our customers.
'Any visitor to the mall can now remain continuously in the loop, communicating with business associates, friends and family and attending to urgent tasks at work or in the home while shopping and enjoying an entertaining retail experience,' he added.
'LIVEBOX is a unique dual play WiFi router that bundles Internet and telephony and we at Lightspeed Communications are the only ones to offer this exclusive service in the kingdom,' said Lightspeed Communications chief executive officer Thierry Milard.
'Our basic philosophy and approach is to deliver innovative services based on opportunities in the newly liberalised telecom sector in the country.
'Our partnership with Seef Properties contributes to our determination to develop the IT and telecom usage in the country.'
The Bahrain subsidiary of Orange Telecom Group, Lightspeed Communications has received four licences from Bahrain's Telecommunications Regulatory Authority since September 2003.-TradeArabia News Service