Batelco taps Ericsson to deliver LTE-A, expanded VoLTE

27 Feb 2017

Bahrain Telecommunications Company (Batelco) has enlisted Swedish vendor Ericsson to deliver LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) and expanded voice-over-LTE (VoLTE) services to end-users. It is also anticipated that the network upgrade deal will provide the foundation for future developments in 5G, the Internet of Things (IoT) and Cloud computing. The agreement represents the biggest deal to date in the two companies’ ongoing working relationship; the pair began collaborating over 35 years ago.

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