1st in Bahrain; Batelco to offer 400G international capacity service

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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Batelco, part of the Beyon Group, has launched a new service, ‘Bwave’, during Capacity Europe which took place in London.

Batelco’s Bwave offers a wavelength service of 400G capacity high-speed connectivity, quadrupling its current service offering.

According to the statement, Batelco collaborated with Ciena to elevate its solutions capabilities and provide higher capacities to its customers which include wholesale providers, hyperscalers, enterprises, data center operators, and content providers.

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Hani Askar
Chief Global Business Officer

“We were pleased to attend Capacity Europe and announce our latest service Bwave, which runs over the BGN, Batelco’s Gulf Network. We are continuously enhancing our existing capabilities whilst also investing in new infrastructure. By expanding our capabilities on the BGN and leveraging our strong partnership with Ciena, we are now the first provider in Bahrain to provide 400G capacity with ‘Bwave’ service. Batelco is committed to staying at the forefront of technological advancements and meeting the evolving needs of its customers. This move reflects the company’s strategic plans to enhance its connectivity capabilities and offer the best-in-class customer experience, to empower individuals and businesses and help them thrive in an increasingly connected world.”

“The announcement builds on recent investments in the regional Sea-Me-We-6 and Al Khaleej subsea cables and the advanced Beyon Data Oasis data center, which help drive the acceleration of Bahrain’s digital transformation and the growth of the country’s digital economy,” Mr. Askar added.

Batelco has successfully increased its data capacity by 400 percent with the significant expansion allowing for a substantial increase in bandwidth, enabling users to enjoy faster speeds, smoother streaming, enhanced productivity, and improved overall online experience. Customers can now benefit from multi-terabit connectivity at a cost-effective price.

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