Batelco Reinforces Bahrain’s Ideal Location for Global Satellite Operations by Joining WTA
Monday, April 11, 2016
For immediate release
11 March 2016
Batelco Reinforces Bahrain’s Ideal Location for Global Satellite Operations by Joining the World Teleport Association (WTA)
Manama, Bahrain: Batelco, the region’s prime teleport services provider, continues to provide world-class teleport services to satellite and VSAT operators, with the company’s fully equipped teleport placing Bahrain on the global map of satellite operations. Through its achievements, Batelco has been welcomed by The World Teleport Association (WTA) as an Industry Patron Member. The support of Industry Patrons such as Batelco makes possible WTA’s research, publishing and cooperative development programmes. Batelco also recognizes that the satellite industry is a key catalyst for the Bahraini economy, as it services a number of verticals including maritime, oil and gas, enterprise, and broadcast.
”It is an honor to welcome Batelco to the World Teleport Association as an Industry Patron Member,” said Membership Director Randall Barney.
"Patron Members are instrumental in their support of WTA's various research reports, which are beneficial to the entire WTA membership and the industry as a whole.”
Batelco, the Middle East’s prime teleport services provider, provides world-class teleport services to satellite operators. Batelco’s teleport boasts a 30,000 square metres of operational area with partners gaining access to the telecom’s MPLS, SDH national, international networks and Internet uplinks. The teleport presents an optimum choice for satellite and VSAT operators around the globe as it can run any application on any topology.
Batelco’s diverse and resilient facility also features seamless integration with terrestrial networks and provides full support for satellite and VSAT operators to streamline their operations efficiently. Batelco encourages these operators to diversify their service offerings, as the teleport allows them the ability to offer more services to end-users. Through this, Batelco aims to facilitate the operators’ growth.
Batelco Chief Global Officer Adel Al-Daylami said that Batelco is proud to be an official Industry Patron with the WTA.
“This prestigious membership is testament to Batelco’s reliable connectivity and bespoke solutions provided to the satellite and VSAT operators,” added Mr. Al-Daylami.
More information on Batelco can be found on WTA's website, or at www.batelco.com.
This press release has been issued by Batelco Corporate Affairs department.
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About World Teleport Association
Since 1985, the World Teleport Association (www.worldteleport.org) has focused on improving the business of satellite communications from the ground up. At the core of its membership are the world's most innovative operators of teleports, from independents to multinationals, niche service providers to global carriers. WTA is dedicated to advocating for the interests of teleport operators in the global telecommunications market and promoting excellence in teleport business practice, technology and operations.
Batelco Group is headquartered in the Kingdom of Bahrain and listed on the Bahrain Bourse. Batelco has played a pivotal role in the country's development as a major communications hub and today is the leading integrated communications’ provider, continuing to lead and shape the local consumer market and the enterprise ICT market. Batelco has been growing overseas via investing in other market-leading fixed and wireless operators.
Batelco Group has evolved from being a regional Middle Eastern operation to become a major communications company with direct and indirect investments across 14 geographies, namely Bahrain, Jordan, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Egypt, Guernsey, Jersey, Isle of Man, Maldives, Diego Garcia, St. Helena, Ascension Island and the Falkland Islands.