Latest Telecoms News about Bahrain

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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Bahrain's Viva Launches LTE Network

  Bahrain's Viva has launched its LTE network, and says that it surpasses its rival for coverage....

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Zain Seeks to Retain Control of Bahrain Network Following IPO

  Zain aims to retain control of its Bahrain subsidiary following a listing of shares on the local stock exchange, although the exact details are still being worked out....

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Majority of Bahrain's Telecoms Towers Lack Operating Permits

  Three quarters of the base stations deployed across Bahrain lack the necessary permits, according to the Telecoms Minister, Shaikh Fawaz bin Mohammed Al Khalifa....

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