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Huawei and Telenor sign an international deal

Kalaam Bahrain buys Lightspeed from Orange

Bahraini alternative telecoms provider Kalaam Telecom has become the country’s second largest business ISP after acquiring Lightspeed Communications from Jordan Telecommunications which counts Orange as a major investor.

Batelco has appointed Alan Whelan as its Group CEO

Batelco appoints Group CEO

Bahraini operator group Batelco has appointed Alan Whelan as group CEO. Whelan’s appointment comes almost a year after the firm announced former CEO Shaikh Mohamed bin Isa Al Khalifa left the group. At the time it installed a supervisory committee alongside COO Peter Kaliaropoulos to lead the business until a successor was appointed.

Huawei and Batelco have signed an MoU

Batelco signs MoU with Huawei

Bahraini operator group Batelco has announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding with Chinese kit vendor Huawei. The MoU will see the two companies deepen their strategic alliance in developing future projects within Bahrain and globally.

EE has signed outbound LTE roaming agreements in France and Spain with Orange

Batelco exits India

Bahraini operator group Batelco has announced that it has sold its stake in India’s STel, due to the circumstances surrounding the country’s 2G scandal. The operator noted that it had been looking for a buyer of its share in the Indian carrier long before last week’s ruling from the Supreme Court of India to cancel the 122 spectrum licences awarded in a 2008 spectrum sale.

Bahrain carrier buys into India

Bahrain’s principal fixed line carrier, Batelco, said Monday that it has acquired a 49 per cent stake in Indian mobile operator S Tel, via a joint venture with a Dubai-based private equity firm. Batelco, which is majority owned by the Bahrain government, partnered with Millenium Private Equity to form the Batelco Millennium India Company, which […]


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