Batelco provides backup solution over 4G LTE to EK Kanoo

March 2, 2014 1:54 pm

Batelco, the Kingdom’s leading integrated communications services provider, recently signed an agreement with EK Kanoo to provide them with a trial backup solution utilising Batelco’s 4G LTE network.

With the delivery of this innovative solution, Batelco becomes the first telecom in the Kingdom of Bahrain to launch Backup over 4G LTE in the local market, adding to its extended list of firsts.

“Once again, Batelco wins the confidence of a globally recognised brand to provide cutting-edge business solutions to meet their advanced requirements,” said Batelco Business Division General Manager Adel Daylami.

“We are extremely delighted to be the first choice for prestigious local, regional and international businesses in one of the most liberalised markets.” added Mr. Daylami.

E.K.Kanoo’s Chief Technical Officer Partha Pathak stressed, “The benefit to E.K.Kanoo is undoubtedly significant; a back-up solution of this kind reaffirms our position in maintaining the world-class customer service for which we are known. Our customers both demand and deserve continuous service excellence, and this advancement in technology gives us comfort that we are able maintain a high standard of customer service.”

One of the several backup solutions from Batelco, the 4G LTE backup solution ensures business continuity in the rare case of a main link failure. Providing alternative methods for backup is industry best practice, enabling business customers to continue their operations should the need arise.

The solution features several benefits including provision of a different media for backup of Datacom services (MPLS & Inet), reduction of cost of extending a secondary link for backup, reduction of time needed for deployment by providing the customer with a temporary connectivity until the fibre link is available and accelerating business growth with a high- performance, highly available, and easily deployable solution.

Batelco is continuously demonstrating unparalleled ICT capabilities, which gives businesses intending to operate in Bahrain more than a reason to consider it as their first choice, specifically when it comes to delivery of top quality products, services and solutions.

For further information, please contact:
Batelco Public Relations Office
Fax +973 17611898