Batelco join hands with Korea Telecom

Bahrain’s leading telecommunications provider, Batelco recently joined hands with Korea Telecom with the signing of an MoU to offer Smart Cities services in the Kingdom of Bahrain.

The agreement will benefit Batelco by enhancing the Company’s competitiveness in the marketplace by exploring innovative Smart Cities solutions utilising the state-of-the-art communication infrastructure which Batelco has invested in over many years.

Rashid Abdulla, Chief Executive, Batelco Bahrain, said “Batelco was very pleased to join forces with a global leader such as Korea Telecom to explore Smart Cities services for Bahrain. Korea Telecom is a very well known name in this field with a proven record in delivering Smart Cities services in other locations and we are delighted to have the opportunity to benefit from their expertise and knowhow to support our goals.”

Both companies will be working on exploring to offer services like smart economy; smart mobility; smart environment; smart living; and smart governance utilising the latest set of Information and Telecommunications technologies.

Sang Wook Kim, Executive Vice President & Head of Global Enterprise Sales Department, Korea Telecom, said “Korea Telecom was delighted to enter into this MoU with Bahrain’s leading communications company and that they looked forward to the development of a cooperative and mutually beneficial relationship. We also look forward to delivering our experience and knowledge in the domain of Smart Cities to support Batelco’s efforts in exploring innovative services which will ultimately benefit the whole Kingdom of Bahrain.”