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Sheikh Ebrahim named BNET chief operating officer

MANAMA, December 4, 2021

Bahrain Network (BNET), the kingdom’s national broadband network responsible for the design, construction and operation of fiber infrastructure, has appointed Sheikh Ebrahim bin Mohamed Al Khalifa as its new chief operating officer (COO).
Sheikh Ebrahim is an engineer with over 14 years of experience in information systems, customer care systems, business processes, and consultancy.
Welcoming the appointment, CEO Ahmed Jaber Aldoseri said BNET’s executive members were excited to working alongside Sheikh Ebrahim to ensure achieving BNET’s strategic goals.
BNET, through its people, seeks to continue realising achievements for the telecom sector in Bahrain through a precise and organised work mechanism, to ensure full readiness to deal with the requirements of the digital economy and achieve the kingdom's vision for the future of the telecommunications sector.
On his new role, Sheikh Ebrahim said: "I would like to express my gratitude and appreciation to BNET’s board of directors and management for their confidence and I look forward to working closely with BNET`s executive members and employees to achieve further success in the company."
Formerly a part of Bahrain’s Telecommunication Company (Batelco), BNET separated from Batelco and was launched in October 2019, becoming the sole developer for fiber infrastructure in Bahrain. 
The company’s launch was key to the implementation of the 4th National Telecommunication Plan (NTP4 2016), which prioritised country-wide access to affordable, reliable and secure ultra-fast Fiber broadband services. 
This marked a new era for telecommunications in in Bahrain, preparing the country for a digital future with first class infrastructure and enhancing its position as a regional hub for information technologies. 
BNET’s operations are governed by the kingdom’s telecommunication policy and directions through the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA), said the statement.
BNET provides wholesale products and services to licensed operators of telecommunication services in Bahrain, ensuring equal and fair access to all in order to encourage healthy market competition and facilitate consumer welfare, it added.-TradeArabia News Service


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