Batelco to Selects Ciena to Build the New Gulf network

Batelco to Selects Ciena to Build the New Gulf network

The leading digital services provider in Bahrain has selected Ciena’s Converged Packet Optical Platform as the foundation for the new Batelco Gulf Network. Batelco to Selects Ciena to Build the New Gulf network.
According to the statement the BGN runs over a state of the art Optical Transfer Network to meet the demand for reliable and cost effective high band width connectivity and capacity for Batelco customers.

Batelco to Selects Ciena to Build the New Gulf network

The BGN cable system will be connecting all the countries across the GCC. Consumers and businesses across the GCC are consuming more over the top content such as HD video and services from local and international providers.

Chief global business officer Batelco, Adel Al-Daylami Said :

Batelco chose to invest in the Gulf Network as a fully owned and managed terrestrial fiber optic cable network. Thus providing the country a new state of the art international gateway that will enable Bahrain to meet the growing demand for data services and applications.

Further that the BGN is a reliable alternative to more vulnerable submarine cables. All with scalable capacity and the shortest inter Gulf latency.

VP and GM Ciena EMEA, Keri Gilder said:

Ciena is delighted to partner with Batelco on the Batelco Gulf Network. Which will enhance communications and deliver world class networking services for customers and position.

However the Ciena is committed to supporting Batelco through our extensive global experience and expertise and comprehensive professional services in the region to deliver highly secure and reliable connectivity to Batelco and its customers.

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