Zain Bahrain joins fast lane

12 Aug 2009

Zain Bahrain has announced the award of a network upgrade contract to Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) including the deployment of Long Term Evolution (LTE) technology to increase its mobile data speeds, Ameinfo reports. Claiming the project as a first for the region, the Bahraini cellco’s chairman Shaik Ahmed Bin Ali Abdulla Al Khalifa said the upgrade would also enable it to serve more customers, improve its nationwide coverage and deliver better products and services to its growing user base. The company said that its network will be completely modernised by NSN so that customers can enjoy faster data download speeds and an overall enhanced mobile experience, whilst making its operations ‘future proof’.