Bahrain Telecommunications Company

Bahrain Telecommunications Company (Batelco) is a communications' provider in the Kingdom of Bahrain offering complete, telecommunications solutions for its residential, business and government customers.

Batelco has invested USD 1.4 billion in Bahrain's telecom infrastructure since 1981, including significant investment in NGN (Next Generation Networks) infrastructure which has reinforced the Kingdom's position as a leading communications hub. The company's shares are listed on the Bahrain Stock Exchange with a total capitalization of approx USD 3.2 billion as of April 2008.

With an ongoing strategy to grow overseas, the Batelco Group incorporates joint venture operations in Jordan, Kuwait, Yemen, Saudi Arabia and Egypt.