Batelco Achieves ISO 22301:2012 Certification in Business Continuity Management

April 22, 2018

Manama, Bahrain: Batelco, Bahrain’s leading communications solutions operator has been awarded with ISO Certification in Business Continuity (ISO 22301:2012), following a thorough and vigorous auditing process conducted by Bureau Veritas. The ISO 22301:2012 Certification has been awarded to the following units of Batelco:

  • IT Units: Operations, Development and Support.
  • Network Units: Network development, Core NGN & IP Transmission, Network Operation Centre, Access Network, Cyber Security Operation Centre, Mobile Core & VAS, Radio Access, Power O&M Development.

A number of experienced Batelco staff, headed by the Business Continuity team, have worked together to establish comprehensive practices and ensured that they meet all the requirements of the international ISO standard; which were further verified by an independent auditing team from Bureau Veritas.

ISO 22301 is a comprehensive standard that represents the highest level of commitment to business continuity and disaster preparedness. By achieving ISO 22301 certification, Batelco continues to demonstrate its focus on high availability and business continuity, as well as the commitment to constantly provide reliable services to its customers

Batelco Bahrain CEO, Mohamed Bubashait expressed his thanks and gratitude to all the teams who participated in this achievement. Batelco is among the largest telecommunication companies in terms of size and specialised departments and its board of directors pays special attention to building flexible and resilient practises.

“Achieving ISO Certification demonstrates that we take business continuity seriously and are committed to providing best in class service to our customers. Batelco always emphasize its commitments to the regulatory commitments of the TRA,” Mr. Bubashait added.

Batelco Business Continuity Manager Maha Ali added, “Batelco’s achievement of ISO 22301:2012 certification reflects the top management’s commitment to the efforts of teams working towards achieving a common goal.”