99% of Individuals in Bahrain Use the Internet, Social Media Outlets
2019-10-10 - 5:44 p
Bahrain Mirror: The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of the Kingdom of Bahrain has recently published its latest Telecommunications Services Residential Market Survey report.
According to the results of the survey, Internet users have reached 99% which is a clear indication of the increasing affordability of Internet services in Bahrain. The Kingdom leads the global ranking of the percentage of Internet users, according to data released by the International Telecommunication Union. The results of the survey show that Internet applications represent most internet activities such as social media applications. For instance, 99% of respondents said they use WhatsApp and YouTube, 95% use Instagram and Facebook and 90% use Snapchat.
With regard to mobile telephony services, almost all respondents have a mobile phone service.
As for the fixed line service, the results of the survey showed that 16% of the households surveyed have a fixed telephone line due to the high dependence on mobile phone services.
The survey included a sample of 1548 individuals in the age group of 15 years and above, who were surveyed on the availability and use of various telecommunication services as well as their satisfaction with telecommunication and online services.