Posted: December 27, 2012

Menatelecom, an investment subsidiary of Kuwait Finance House (Bahrain) and the  internet service provider in the Kingdom of Bahrain, has announced signing Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Huawei to deploy its latest 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) wireless network in the Kingdom of Bahrain.

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The MOU signing ceremony was attended by Mr. Abdul Razak Jawahery Chairman of Menatelecom, Rashid Alkhan, Menatelecom Board Member and Ahmed Saeed, KFH-Bahrain Executive Manager, in addition to Senior Executives from Menatelecom along with a team of Huawei representatives led by Mr. Liu Xiang, Huawei Bahrain Country Manager.

Huawei, has already deployed many of the region’s first LTE networks over the past year and has launched a total of 56 commercial LTE networks globally. For the full list of the Huawei’s contracts and other vendors, go here.

Launching 4G LTE will enable Menatelecom to provide both consumers and enterprises the fastest mobile broadband speeds of up to 100Mb and faster response time for downloading and uploading content in addition to advanced voice services across the Kingdom of Bahrain. With Huawei’s high-tech and forward thinking capabilities, Menatelecom will be ideally positioned to pioneer the latest services for its customers in Bahrain.

Commenting on this milestone; Mr. Abdul Razak Jawahery said, “Since the launch of our 1st nationwide WiMAX network, Menatelecom has had the unique opportunity of significantly contributing towards the development of the Kingdom’s technological advances and has made a significant mark on a global scale while at the same time creating a prosperous telecom business. With Huawei’s extensive expertise in the telecommunications field, we are confident that the deployment of the 4G LTE network will make even greater strides and continue to provide our valued customers with the most advanced technologies in the telecommunication arena”.

Mr. Liu Xiang, Huawei-Bahrain Country Manager, commented “Our collaboration with Menatelecom by deploying the latest 4G LTE network infrastructure is a strategic investment that we believe can bring lasting value to both consumers and enterprises across the Kingdom of Bahrain. With a thorough understanding of Menatelecom’s current needs and vision for the future, we are looking forward to working together closely in opening up new opportunities within Bahrain’s telecom market.”

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