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Batelco extends provision of satellite services in MEA

Batelco CEO Peter Kaliaropoulos has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the development of satellite services in the Middle East and North African regions with SpeedCast CEO Pierre-Jean Beylier.

Batelco CEO Peter Kaliaropoulos has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the development of satellite services in the Middle East and North African regions with SpeedCast CEO Pierre-Jean Beylier.

The MoU covers the mutual cooperation in jointly developing, marketing and distributing advanced satellite services that will focus on applications such as: corporate private networks, disaster recovery, two-way satellite internet service, video conferencing and multicasting application over satellite. Batelco and SpeedCast will also together offer innovative industry-specific solutions such as satellite telecommunications for the maritime industry.

Batelco recently renovated its teleport located in Ras Abo Jarjor and deployed a new hub and international gateway to allow the telco to expand its global reach through offering advanced satellite-based IP services to access new markets.

The Bahrain incumbent already provides services to various institutions in the kingdom.

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