Batelco has entered into a strategic partnership with AMS-IX to launch an Internet Exchange Platform in the Kingdom of Bahrain to serve as a neutral internet traffic exchange platform, interconnecting global networks in the GCC region.
The agreement was signed by Batelco Chief Global Business Officer Adel Al-Daylami and AMS-IX CEO Peter van Burgel in the presence of senior executives from both companies, in Batelco’s Paddock Club lounge, at the Bahrain International Circuit, during the F1 event on Saturday 30th March.
The CEO expressed his pleasure in Batelco connecting with AMS-IX enhancing Batelco’s efforts to contribute towards the development and enhancement of internet services across the region, interconnecting regional internet providers and operators, localizing and retaining regional traffic and ultimately enhancing user experience.
AMS-IX, the world’s leading Internet Exchange, has been operating successfully at the core of the Internet for over 25 years and specializes in building, operating and maintaining Internet Exchanges.
Van Burgel further commented that AMS-IX is delighted to enter into the partnership to work with Batelco, as a leading telecom provider in the region.