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Continued frustration with throttled connections, solved?

Continued frustration with throttled connections, solved?

11 Jul, '0918 Comments

I’ve done everything I could to limit the use of the internet in the house just so that at least we go past two weeks before I get the dreaded “you’re it” message from our beloved Batelco. The record was 12 days. Since they upgraded the package to 4MB, which is just a few weeks […]

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Batelco to introduce new broadband packages

Batelco to introduce new broadband packages

14 Jun, '0944 Comments

from Twitter with no confirmation yet on Batelco’s pages: Via @BoilingIce and @ahmedzainal on Twitter. Batelco’s channel alludes to this too: @batelco: Our existing customers will be automatically migrated to the new broadband packages with higher speeds & more usage, up to 90% lower prices! […] E.g.: customers who are currently subscribed to the 2Mbps/BD60 […]

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Shain

Shain

28 Aug, '0825 Comments

I am about this close to ditching the crap they call Zain – which I have now only started calling Shain – and throwing my lot with the devil. What the bloody hell is happening with this company? Since they changed their “brand identity” they’ve gone almost completely down the toilet, at least as far […]

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Blackberry Bold

Blackberry Bold

27 Aug, '0817 Comments

I was in my friend Omar Shaheen’s office earlier this afternoon, and as he is now a big wig magazine publisher and owner of FACT, he was given a new toy by Zain to check out. Omar was kind enough to allow me to have a shooftie for a few minutes. Unfortunately, he wasn’t that […]

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Bought a Phone

Bought a Phone

8 Aug, '0811 Comments

Notice that the word “Phone” does not have an “i” in front of it? If you did then well done, because I just came back from Geant where I bought the new Sony Ericsson C902i, thank you very much! Reason? It’s unlocked and I’m not beholden to anyone. It’s got some nice features, the most […]

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