Ericsson announced its network deal with telecom operator Batelco to transform the Bahrain mobile network.
Batelco aims to strengthen its market leadership and guarantee the best customer experience in mobile internet services as Batelco will be improving mobile internet coverage and service quality to its subscribers.
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The Mobile Network Enhancement Deal for 2017 – 2018 is the biggest deal between Ericsson and Batelco since their partnership began more than 35 years ago.
“By delivering an outstanding experience to our customers, Ericsson supports Batelco’s strategy to stay ahead of competition,” said Muna Al Hashemi, CEO of Batelco Bahrain.
Ericsson’s innovative solutions will assist Batelco to ensure monitoring and measuring of its users’ experience and allow the mobile operator to enhance their overall experience.
As part of the telecom network deal, Ericsson will increase its services and offerings in both core and radio solutions to Batelco. Ericsson said this agreement will enable Batelco to start the journey to 5G and IoT (Internet of Things) by providing network virtualization services, improved 3G and LTE indoor capacity for customers.