Batelco offers 4G LTE backup solution
Manama, March 2, 2014
Batelco, a leading telecom provider in Bahrain, has signed an agreement with EK Kanoo, the exclusive distributor of Toyota and Lexus in the kingdom, to provide them with a trial backup solution utilising Batelco’s 4G LTE network.
With the delivery of this solution, Batelco has become the first telecom in the Bahrain to launch Backup over 4G LTE in the local market, a statement said.
“Once again, Batelco wins the confidence of a globally recognised brand to provide cutting-edge business solutions to meet their advanced requirements,” said Batelco Business Division general manager Adel Daylami.
“We are extremely delighted to be the first choice for prestigious local, regional and international businesses in one of the most liberalised markets,” added Daylami.
EK Kanoo’s chief technical officer Partha Pathak said: “The benefit to EK Kanoo is undoubtedly significant; a back-up solution of this kind reaffirms our position in maintaining the world-class customer service for which we are known. Our customers both demand and deserve continuous service excellence, and this advancement in technology gives us comfort that we are able maintain a high standard of customer service.”
The 4G LTE backup solution ensures business continuity in the rare case of a main link failure. Providing alternative methods for backup is industry best practice, enabling business customers to continue their operations should the need arise.
The solution features several benefits including provision of a different media for backup of Datacom services (MPLS & Inet), reduction of cost of extending a secondary link for backup, reduction of time needed for deployment by providing the customer with a temporary connectivity until the fibre link is available and accelerating business growth with a high- performance, highly available, and easily deployable solution, the statement said. – TradeArabia News Service