TRA releases final statement

6 Jun 2008

The Bahrain Tribune reports that the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) has released its final statement outlining ‘pro-consumer’ measures designed to boost competition; a determination of Batelco’s SMP-status in certain retail markets; and a report on responses received following a TRA consultation held last February. The statement details nine main regulatory measures to be implemented, including the introduction of local loop unbundling (LLU), number portability (NP) and improvements to services offered to residential and business users in terms of availablility, range and price.