Who Received "Ericsson's" Bribes in Bahrain?
A press investigation revealed confidential documents showing the involvement of the telcoms giant Ericsson in paying bribes to the terrorist ISIS organization, as well as its involvement in corruption in dozens of countries, including Bahrain.
Agreement to Link Bahrain and UAE Communications Network with Israeli
Two UAE and Israeli companies have begun an agreement to link the communications network between the two countries and Bahrain, as part of accelerating the ongoing normalization process.
Bahrain: Partial Disruption of Internet Services due to Bad Weather
A number of citizens in Bahrain said (Saturday, January 15, 2022) that their Internet services were completely or partially disrupted at varying times from Saturday, January 15, 2022, amid full silence of local telecommunications companies and the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority.
99% of Individuals in Bahrain Use the Internet, Social Media Outlets
The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of the Kingdom of Bahrain has recently published its latest Telecommunications Services Residential Market Survey report.
More than 2 Million Effective Mobile Phones Lines in Bahrain
An official statistics issued by the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) indicated that 2172 Bahrainis are employed in the telecommunications sector, compared to 732 foreigners.
Bahrain Ignores US Warnings on Chinese Huawei and Spying, Grants it Right to Operate G5 Service
Speaking about Ericsson and Huawei companies starting G5 service in Bahrain, Transportation and Telecommunications Minister Kamal Ahmed stressed that Bahrain is not worried about the spying of Chinese Huawei company on telecommunications in Bahrain.
Bahrain to Use Huawei in 5G Rollout despite U.S. Warnings
Bahrain, headquarters of the U.S. Navy's Fifth Fleet, plans to roll out a commercial 5G mobile network by June, partly using Huawei technology despite the United States' concerns the Chinese telecom giant's equipment could be used for spying.
TRA Announces Free Number to Reduce Spam Messages
Bahrain's Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) said it has introduced a uniform toll-free number (88444) to reduce spam messages in cooperation with the mobile network operators, by either blocking the messages through sending the word "Block" followed by a space and then the "Sender ID".
TRA Extends Prepaid SIM-Cards Registration until Onset of June
The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) in the Kingdom of Bahrain announces extending the prepaid SIM-cards registration renewal deadline by (3) months, the new deadline is the 2nd of June 2019.
TRA Warns of Scammers Claiming to be its Employees
The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) warned of scammers claiming to be employees in the TRA requesting personal information.
Broadband Services in Bahrain Record Lowest Prices in Arab Region, Mobile Local Calls Dropped by 15%- TRA
Bahrain's Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) published a report on the retail price benchmarking study of telecommunications services in Arab countries for 2017.
Telecom Companies End 1 Year Validity for Prepaid Mobile Phone Lines due to Decline in Profits
Bahraini telecoms companies recently reduced the one year long validity for prepaid mobile phone packages by 73% to only 100 days validity for BD30.
New Ground Communications Network in Bahrain to be Controlled by National Security Apparatus
The joint technical committees between the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) and Batelco started working on establishing the national optical fibre network.
Bahrain Government Takes Direct Control over Internet through Central System that Blocks Websites
Bahraini authorities said telecommunications companies in Bahrain that provide internet services are obliged to purchase unified technical system that blocks websites.
Bahrain to Hire Canadian Company to Block Opposition Websites with Cost over 1 Million USD
Bahrain Mirror: A Canadian company proposed an offer of USD 1.17 million to Bahrain’s Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) in order to provide technical solutions for blocking websites, during the tenders and auctions government meeting.