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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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Zain@Home connected

Zain@Home connected

20 Apr, '0875 Comments

This post will be a running record of my experience with Zain@Home and compare that with Batelco’s offering as I experience it on a daily basis. They have just connected the equipment at home and it’s working. I didn’t do any tweaks or fine-tuning (if there are any, let me know please) so it’s a […]

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The family’s back

The family’s back

16 Aug, '0711 Comments

and how would I know this other than seeing them once in a while? Batelco confirmed it in a lovely SMS to me at lunch! Thus, our household is banished – thanks to Arif and Batelco – to the dark ages for another two weeks until the new billing cycle commences.

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Lightspeed’s response and other points

3 Aug, '0717 Comments

I’ve had a good long chat with Shaikh Abdulla Al-Khalifa, the MD of Lightspeed this afternoon where he crossed some tees and dotted a few eyes. As one might expect, he was not forthcoming as far as the money aspects of the issues (overhead per customer, investment levels, margins, forecast number of customers) but he […]

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