SURE calls on Huawei for 4G base station rollout

20 Jan 2014

Bahrain Telecommunications Company (Batelco) has inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Chinese vendor Huawei covering the delivery of 4G services for the former’s SURE-branded subsidiaries in Guernsey, Jersey and the Isle of Man. Under the terms of the agreement, Huawei will deliver and integrate 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) base stations into SURE’s network, with the vendor saying that its Wireless SingleRAN, EPC and IMS networks will ‘enable a wide variety of high-performance mobile applications and multimedia services, including video calling and conferencing, high-definition content transmissions, high-speed video downloads and uploads, and faster access to social networking platforms’.