Batelco, Qtel to expand cooperation
Manama, April 18, 2012
Batelco, the leading telecom service provider in Bahrain, and Qtel, Qatar’s leading telecom operator, have signed an MoU aimed at expanding cooperation between the two companies.
The areas include voice, Internet, data, facility management & mobile; application & content services; business solution services; sales and marketing collaboration; carrier services such as roaming, voice & capacity; and facility management services.
This MoU complements the previous partnership agreement and is in line with Batelco’s strategy to extend the company’s global reach through successful partnerships with key regional and international players.
Batelco general manager Enterprise Division Adel Daylami said that such strategic bi-lateral understanding is vital for Batelco to achieve its prime goal of providing its customers in all segments with the best services wherever they are.
“This MoU will enable both parties to provide cutting-edge, end-to-end services to local and international business based in Bahrain and Qatar,” added Daylami.
“Business customers, in both Bahrain and Qatar, are now enjoying the numerous benefits resulting from the agreement signed last year between Batelco and Qtel and will enjoy more in the future thanks to this MoU.”
The MoU is expected to make a difference for customers of both companies, in terms of quality and range of services to be delivered via the reliable, state-of-the-art networks of the two operators.
Ahmed Al-Derbesti chief wholesale & international officer, Qtel, said: “We have a partnership of long standing with Batelco, and this MoU opens the door to providing more quality products and services to our customers in Qatar.”
“Qatar’s telecommunications needs are growing daily, in both the consumer and business markets, and agreements such as this keep us well ahead of demand and focusing on the changing needs of our customers,” he added. – TradeArabia News Service