Batelco launches O-net Mobile Broadband

4 Jan 2008

Bahrain Telecom Company (Batelco) has kicked off the new year by launching O-net Mobile Broadband, its first internet service based on its newly deployed HSDPA data platform, the company announced in a statement. O-net, part of Batelco’s ‘O’ suite of services launched on 16 December, provides mobile internet access at speeds of up to 3.6Mbps over HSPDA, double the speed of similar services currently available in Bahrain, according to Batelco. O-net and other ‘O’ services are accessible to datacard or HSDPA-enabled handset users.