Correction: no third cellco for Bahrain this year

10 Oct 2007

Bahrain’s Telecoms Regulatory Authority (TRA) has issued a statement to correct a report published in the Bahrain Tribune which claimed that the regulator was aiming to license a third mobile operator in the Kingdom in December this year. The TRA’s statement confirms that a third mobile licence is one of the issues covered in its strategic and retail market review, and that the results of the review will be announced in December, but there is no possibility of a new concession being awarded this year. The complete document of the TRA’s market review is published on its website (