Batelco to launch triple play

20 Jun 2005

Bahrain is set to receive its first triple-play voice, video and data service, with incumbent telco Batelco having struck a deal with equipment supplier Cisco to implement IP/MPLS infrastructure nationwide. The deal is part of the telco’s USD50 million project to introduce next generation technology to the country; it hopes to connect over 200,000 households and businesses to the new service over the next three years.