Batelco, the Kingdom’s leading digital services provider has signed a partnership agreement with Amlak, the real estate investment arm and wholly-owned subsidiary of the Social Insurance Organization (SIO), to provide data solutions to the company’s projects.

The agreement was signed by Batelco Bahrain Chief Executive Officer Eng. Muna Al Hashemi and Amlak Chief Executive Officer Mohamed Abdulelah Al Kooheji, at Batelco’s headquarters in Hamala.

Under the agreement, Batelco will provide cutting-edge ICT solutions along with the internal network infrastructure of the residential project ‘The Sixty Six’, a six-story residential building located in Umm Al Hassam aimed for completion by mid-2018. The project includes fully-furnished apartments and a luxury recreational floor with a swimming pool, gymnasium and multipurpose room.

Batelco will also provide broadband and infrastructure for ‘ENJAZ’, a nineteen-story residential building located in Juffair, including 106 fully-furnished one and two-bedroom apartments, in addition to a recreational facility including gymnasium, multipurpose room and two swimming pools.

On this occasion, Eng. Muna Al Hashemi commented: “The real estate sector in the Kingdom is witnessing high growth rates. This agreement is in line with Batelco’s interest in supporting the development of this sector by assisting various projects and upgrading the telecommunications services.”

“We are keen on providing the most advanced services and fastest network in Bahrain to all residential units through the use of the latest technology based on international standards. We will provide Amlak’s existing and future projects with an infrastructure capable of handling up to 500 Mbps broadband services, opening doors to other valued services such as Batelco TV. The infrastructure will meet the different needs of customers in a sustainable way, eliminating the need for maintenance services,” she further added.

Mr. Al Kooheji commented: “Batelco is one of the leading telecommunications companies in the Kingdom and we are confident of the company’s ability to meet the needs of the projects due to Batelco’s advanced network and technology.”

“This partnership agreement is in line with Amlak’s aim to provide the latest telecommunications solutions both to investors and tenants. We are committed to provide the highest quality of services in all the projects we offer,” he added.