Batelco and Cisco forge new partnership

11 Oct 2006

Bahrain Telecommunications Company (Batelco) and US-based technology provider Cisco have signed a new cooperation agreement to work together in four business areas: wireline and mobile infrastructure, managed services development and broadband services. Cisco regional manager Nadim Khoury commented on the partnership: ’We are planning to look at various options as to how Batelco can maximise the potential of its mobile service delivery through the creation of value added services for mobile customers. Combining this with managed and broadband services…offering advanced IP-based technology solutions, will enable Batelco to not only create new revenue channels, but also provide value added services that allow customers to streamline their operational efficiency, cut cost and enhance productivity.’