Batelco Selects Ericsson for LTE and 3G Upgrades
Batelco has selected Ericsson as the sole supplier for its LTE and WCDMA expansion plans in the country. Ericsson will install LTE base stations in the new areas and upgrade the Evolved Packet Core network. Support for LTE roaming is also introduced by means of the new Ericsson Diameter Signaling Controller.
“The successful partnership between Batelco and Ericsson started more than two decades ago. Batelco continues to expand their network for exponential data growth, and we have once again been trusted to help them deliver a superior mobile-broadband experience to their subscribers,” said Anders Lindblad, President of Ericsson Region Middle East.
Financial terms, and the size of the contract were not disclosed.