Batelco and Korea Telecom tie up for smart cities

Both companies are to explore projects focused on Smart Cities services.
Batelco's Rashid Abdulla says that the South Korean firm is well known for delivering smart cities services in other locations.
Batelco's Rashid Abdulla says that the South Korean firm is well known for delivering smart cities services in other locations.

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Bahraini telco Batelco has signed an agreement with Korea Telecom to explore projects targeting “smart cities” services in the country.

Under the terms of the agreement, both companies will look to develop ICT services to aid the economy, mobility, environment and governance.

Rashid Abdulla, chief executive of Batelco's Bahrain operation, said that the South Korean firm is a well known for delivering smart cities services in other locations.

Sang Wook Kim, executive VP and head of global enterprise sales department, Korea Telecom, said that the company looks forward to supporting Batelco’s efforts in exploring innovative services that will benefit Bahrain.

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