Bahrain’s Batelco seals global network expansion deal with

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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Bahrain Telecommunication Company (Batelco) has signed an agreement with the Dubai-based cloud networking company (N1) in order to expand its global network services.

Under the agreement, Batelco will get access to N1’s extensive global network. N1 offers SD-WAN (Software-Defined Wide Area Network) reach to over 180 countries, cloud connectivity, and managed security services.

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“Customers are looking to expand into new locations every day as we see demand in markets that are embarking on digital transformation journeys. By partnering with Batelco, we’re able to offer increased network reach, availability, and connectivity throughout Bahrain and beyond, providing customers access to a whole range of managed network services. We’re building a foundation for innovation that is secure, transformative, and accelerates growth. The team at are delighted to be partnering with Batelco as we look to extend our reach and serve new global customers throughout the Middle East and beyond.”

As a result of the collaboration with N1, Batelco’s SD-WAN reach will be expanded enabling improved services for its business customers. Further, will benefit by gaining access to Batelco’s robust global network, which includes numerous regional and global partners, enabling N1 to extend its customer reach in the region.

Mr. Hani Askar, Chief Global Business Officer at Batelco, said that, “This collaboration allows both Batelco and N1 to leverage each other’s capabilities, reach, and expertise, to add value for our respective customers. It further contributes to the development of an even more robust global network with extended reachability and the provisioning of enhanced global business solutions.”

“We are confident that this is a strong step towards the evolution of our existing SD-WAN service and the future expansion of our other global business solutions. We look forward to working alongside N1 and to building on the partnership through future collaborations,” Mr. Askar added.

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