Latest Telecoms News about Bahrain

Fitch: No Impact on Batelco's Ratings From Sivasankaran Bankruptcy

  Fitch Ratings says there is no impact on Batelco's own debt ratings, following the Supreme Court of the Seychelles' recent declaration of bankruptcy of Mr. Sivasankaran, a creditor of a Batelco subsidiary....

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Bahrain's Batelco Pursues Former Indian Partner for Compensation

  Bahrain's Batelco has moved a step closer to securing the US$212 million it is claiming in damages from its former Indian partners, C Sivasankaran and Siva Ltd....

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Batelco Profits Down on One-Off Costs

  Bahrain's Batelco has reported a 22.4 percent drop in its second quarter profits as the company was hurt by one-off costs as well as increased competition in its core markets....

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Zain Raiaes Stake in Bahrain Subsidiary Ahead of Stock Market Listing

  Kuwait's Zain has increased its stake in its Bahrain subsidiary after buying a 6.25 percent stake from Vodafone....

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BT to Set Up IP Exchange in Bahrain with Local Mobile Network

  Bahrain's Viva has signed a deal with UK based British Telecom (BT) to build a Global IP Exchange (GIPX) interoperability hub in Bahrain....

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After a Year of Looking, Batelco Names New Group CEO

  Bahrain based Batelco Group has named a new CEO, Mr. Alan Whelan, nearly a year after the company "separated" from its previous CEO....

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Bahrain to Review Impact of "Unfair" Competition from OTT Apps

  Bahrain's telecoms regulator is calling for a review of the regulations covering OTT type services over concerns that they may be offering "unfair" competition to the incumbent telcos....

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Zain Moving Closer to Bahrain Stock Market Listing

  The stock market listing of Zain's Bahrain subsidiary has moved closer following the publication of a formal notice in the government gazette....

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Middle-East Regulators Discuss Curbs on Mobile Roaming Costs

  The telecoms regulators from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries have held their ninth meeting to discuss reforms of mobile roaming rates between their nations....

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Ericsson Wins Bahrain Managed Services Contract

  Zain Bahrain says that it has signed a four-year partnership with Ericsson to manage, plan and optimise its new network that will be launched by the end of March....

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