Batelco to carry out modernisation work
Manama, May 2, 2012
Bahrain’s leading telecommunications provider, Batelco, will carry out modernisation work starting May 7, as part of the company’s ongoing strategy to enhance its networks and keep them on par with the highest international standards.
The upgrade work, which will deliver major enhancements to Batelco’s voice and ISDN services, may cause some brief disruption to services including voice, ISDN primary and basic service, a statement from Batelco said.
However, measures have been taken to ensure minimal degradation to services while the upgrades take place, the statement said.
Work will take place in the early hours of the morning between 12am and 6am and is expected to affect each area for less than 10 minutes, it said.
The modernisation work is scheduled for May 7 and 13 in Hawar, Jaw, Sakhir, Mahooz, Hamala, Umm Nasan, Borders of Island, Budaiya, Khamees, Saar, Sitra, Waddi, Isa Town, Ma’ameer, Ras Abu Jarjoor, A’Ali, North Isa Town, Awali, West Riffa, Dumistan, Jazaer, Nuzha, Rowdha, Sadad, Riffa, Maqsha, Lawzi, Sanad and BIC.
On May 19 and 23 work will be carried out in Central Manama, Abu Mahir, Bahrain Financial Harbour, City Centre, Diplomatic Area, Hidd, Hoora, Juffair, Manama, Muharraq, Qudabiya, Ras Rumman, Seef, World Trade Centre, Hidd Industrial Area, Shaikh Salman Port, Sanabis and Samaheej, the statement said.
Ahmed Al Janahi, general manager, media relations, Batelco Group, said: “We apologise for any inconvenience the upgrade work may cause and appreciate the understanding and cooperation of our customers.” – TradeArabia News Service