Tag: internet

RSF gets a bit too Bolshy

17 Oct, '079 Comments

It looks like there is a new admin for this area for RSF… there must be, as their latest press release about Bahrain is a bit, well, unduly strong. I would have thought that they could be a little bit more politically cognizant and temper it down a bit. Saying something like: Determined to oppose […]

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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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Unlimited ADSL packages have come to town

Unlimited ADSL packages have come to town

2 Aug, '0720 Comments

Finally, there is some movement as far as the internet connectivity is concerned. Lightspeed Communications, which is partly owned by Jordan Telecom, has announced unlimited ADSL packages for the home and office at cheaper rates than the current bandwidth-limited packages offered by Batelco; details of these packages are: [TABLE=18] If you go to their site’s […]

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Batelco is feeling the heat!

Batelco is feeling the heat!

12 Jun, '0741 Comments

With the various schemes and announcements from potential competitors like 2Connect with their 30% reduction in tariffs for broadband changes when compared to Batelco, the mediocre and meagre offerings of MTC Vodafone’s 3.5G access and latest from both MENA Telecom and MTC Vodafone’s WiMax initiatives, Batelco surprised no one when they announced yesterday in their […]

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