Batelco starts upgrade of telecom network

Batelco on Monday said it’s rolling out its fiber network across the Kingdom to deliver Super-Fast fixed broadband.

The telecom service provider is also upgrading its entire network system including its 4G and 3G Networks to provide faster mobile broadband. Batelco said the upgrades will enhance the mobile coverage throughout the whole Kingdom. The networks upgrade will enhance the quality of the network and internet speed around the Kingdom.

Batelco A/Bahrain CEO Muna Al Hashemi said that Batelco’s investment to enhance its networks and improve quality of services was part of the company’s strategy to meet the high expectations of its subscribers.
Batelco Bahrain CEO Muna Al Hashemi
“This significant transformation will allow us to offer customers a greater experience and meet their ever-increasing demands. As a customer centric organisation, we listen to feedback from our customers and strive daily to ensure they are happy with our services,” Al Hashemi said.

The company warned that due to upgrade work, some customers may experience temporary disruption to their service.

Meanwhile, Batelco Group last week said subscriber base across 14 nations rose 9 percent year on year and 4 percent quarter on quarter to 9.9 million in Q1 2015. Batelco achieved gross revenues of $248.5 million and consolidated net profit of $37.7 million. Overseas telecom operations contribute 59 percent of revenues.

Baburajan K
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