Batelco, Ericsson seek expanded partnership

19 Feb 2013

Bahrain’s Batelco has been talking to Swedish vendor Ericsson with the aim of strengthening worldwide cooperation, Gulf Daily News reports. Batelco hosted a senior delegation from Ericsson at its head office in Bahrain to study new prospects for further boosting partnerships. Batelco Group chief executive Shaikh Mohamed bin Isa Al Khalifa said: ‘Our long standing partnership with Ericsson goes back to the early 1980s which reflects the strength of our relationship, helping us to fulfil our vision and continuing to provide a superior customer experience.’ The delegation also discussed the challenges and benefits of the ‘Networked Society’ and its positive impact on the ICT industry in Bahrain.