Batelco upgrades broadband packages

11 May 2006

Bahraini operator Batelco’s high speed internet subscribers will have their connection speeds and download capacities upgraded this month free of charge. Subscribers to Batelco’s budget 256kbps service will have their maximum downstream speeds doubled to 512kbps and their usage threshold increased from 5GB to 8GB per month. Customers of the premium 256kbps package will now benefit from download speeds of up to 1Mbps, with a limit of 15GB, and a new package has been introduced offering a 20GB threshold with a maximum 2Mbps downlink. Batelco had around 35,000 high speed subscribers at the end of 2005.