Batelco Bahrain and Ericsson sign 5G agreement

19 Oct 2016

Bahrain’s leading telecoms operator Bahrain Telecommunications Company (Batelco) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with technology solutions provider Ericsson which will help drive early Internet of Things (IoT) applications on 5G mobile network technology. The main purpose of this collaboration is for both companies to develop a joint understanding of 5G use cases and requirements, as well as to evaluate the performance of potential 5G technological components.

‘As 5G technology expands and evolves over the coming years, collaboration amongst the industry players is key to set the foundation for the Networked Society, where anything that can benefit from a connection, will be connected,’ said Ericsson Middle East and Africa President Rafiah Ibrahim.