Batelco seals Huawei 4G contract
Manama, January 18, 2014
Batelco, the official sponsor of Bahrain International Airshow, has signed a memorandum of understanding with leading global information and communications technology solutions provider Huawei.
Batelco chairman Shaikh Hamad bin Abdulla Al Khalifa and Huawei vice-president Middle East Huang Ji signed the deal which involves the delivery of 4G for Batelco's subsidiary SURE Telecom in Guernsey, Jersey and the Isle of Man.
This agreement is a follow-up on one signed by Shaikh Hamad and Huawei Middle East president Shi Yaohong, during the Bahrain-China Business Forum held recently in Beijing.
Under the agreement, Huawei will deliver and integrate 4G LTE base stations into SURE's network.-TradeArabia News Service