Batelco launches country’s fastest residential broadband package

4 Aug 2016

Bahrain Telecommunications Company (Batelco) has launched what it claims is the country’s fastest residential broadband package, with download speeds of up to 500Mbps. Costing BHD150 (USD395) per month, the tariff includes upload rates of up to 50Mbps, 1TB usage limit, and free weekend browsing, while it is available to new and existing customers. Additionally, the operator has increased the speeds of its existing fibre internet plans. ‘The enhancement forms part of Batelco’s ongoing improvements on its home broadband packages,’ commented CEO Muna Al Hashemi, adding: ‘and we are continuously expanding our state of the art fibre network to reach more customers and meet the consumers changing needs.’