Batelco’s monopoly ended with the launch of MTC Vodafone

22 Apr 2003

The Bahraini government has ended the monopoly status of Bahrain Telecommunications Company (Batelco) by allowing a joint venture between the UK giant Vodafone and the Bahraini division of Kuwait’s Mobile Telecommunications (MTC), to set up a mobile phone company in the Gulf Arab state under the banner MTC Vodafone Bahrain.

Bahrain, Vodafone Group, Zain Bahrain