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The Reason Innovation is Dead in Bahrain

The Reason Innovation is Dead in Bahrain

7 Nov, '151 Comment

A 300MB movie takes ALL EFFIN’ MORNING TO UPLOAD. Tell me how this is helping innovation in Bahrain? The slow speed and high cost of broadband Internet here ensures that innovation is dead in Bahrain. Shouldn’t someone pay attention to this? Isn’t knowledge capital the only thing we could have in Bahrain as every other resource is either depleted […]

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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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M.Report – S01E04

20 Apr, '080 Comments

In this one, I introduce my initial experience with Zain, my new broadband supplier, I talk about the government’s decision to rescinds its order requiring decent transport to be provided to workers and Filbert makes an appearance!

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Zain@Home.. here I come

Zain@Home.. here I come

1 Apr, '0819 Comments

I’ve just applied for the Zain@Home broadband WiMax technology and am documenting my experience with not only the technology, but the service I expect from Zain.

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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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