Menatelecom signs MOU with Huawei for rolling out first and fastest nationwide 4G LTE network in Bahrain
- Bahrain: Saturday, December 29 - 2012 at 12:07
- PRESS RELEASE
Menatelecom, an investment subsidiary of Kuwait Finance House (Bahrain) and the provider of the most powerful, and shortly, the fastest internet service in the Kingdom of Bahrain, has announced signing Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Huawei to deploy its latest 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) wireless network in the Kingdom of Bahrain.
Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, has already deployed many of the region's first LTE networks over the past year and has launched a total of 56 commercial LTE networks globally.
Chairman of Menatelecom Announces the First Nationwide 4G LTE Network Deployment in the World with 100Mb Speed
Launching 4G LTE will enable Menatelecom to provide both consumers and enterprises the fastest mobile broadband speeds of up to 100Mb and faster response time for downloading and uploading content in addition to advanced voice services across the Kingdom of Bahrain. With Huawei's high-tech and forward thinking capabilities, Menatelecom will be ideally positioned to pioneer the latest services for its customers in Bahrain.
Commenting on this milestone, Mr. Abdul Razak Jawahery said, "Since the launch of our 1st nationwide WiMAX network, Menatelecom has had the unique opportunity of significantly contributing towards the development of the Kingdom's technological advances and has made a significant mark on a global scale while at the same time creating a prosperous telecom business. With Huawei's extensive expertise in the telecommunications field, we are confident that the deployment of the 4G LTE network will make even greater strides and continue to provide our valued customers with the most advanced technologies in the telecommunication arena."
As technology continues to evolve and our customer base continues to increase, this new 4G LTE network will allow Menatelecom to continue to enhance its broadband services with more features and capabilities in accordance with its vision and mission to provide the most powerful broadband services to its clients in the Kingdom of Bahrain.
Mr. Liu Xiang, Huawei-Bahrain Country Manager, commented, "Our collaboration with Menatelecom by deploying the latest 4G LTE network infrastructure is a strategic investment that we believe can bring lasting value to both consumers and enterprises across the Kingdom of Bahrain. With a thorough understanding of Menatelecom's current needs and vision for the future, we are looking forward to working together closely in opening up new opportunities within Bahrain's telecom market."
Bahrain has always been a leader in the telecommunications field since the infrastructure was first developed. Menatelecom's investment in 4G LTE is in line with the National Telecommunications Plan issued by the Government requiring operators to efficiently provide LTE based services in the Kingdom of Bahrain.
Menatelecom Residential customers will have the option of choosing various 4G LTE devices to connect their Smart phones, tablets and laptops. While enterprise customers can make their workforces far more efficient and productive, by providing super fast connectivity solutions and advanced business services with unlimited downloads.
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