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Kalaam Telecom Becomes Bahrain’s 2nd Largest Fixed Broadband ISP

Kalaam Telecom, the first alternative telecommunications provider in Bahrain, today announced that it is acquiring Lightspeed Communications, a subsidiary of Jordan Telecommunications Co. The acquisition makes the company the second-largest Internet Service Provider (ISP) for Fixed Business Broadband in Bahrain. Kalaam has increased its Fixed (wired) Business Broadband market share to 17 percent and now has a cumulative client-base of more than 4,000 customers across all business segments in Bahrain. Over the past eight years, despite the market’s many challenges, Kalaam has been successful in growing its market share in Bahrain. The acquisition of Lightspeed Communications is another major milestone in line with the company’s long term strategic vision.Read More...
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