Overview

The Telecommunications Directorate of the Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications is tasked with the development of the Telecommunications sector in the Kingdom of Bahrain within the framework established by the Legislative Decree No. 48 of 2002 promulgating the Telecommunications Law, with the objective of enhancing telecommunications services and infrastructure, fostering enhanced competition and ensuring consumer protection.

Additionally, the Telecommunications Directorate undertakes the preparation and implementation oversight of the recurrent National Telecommunications Plans, which establish Government’s policy and objectives for the sector for the duration of the Plan.

The Telecommunications Directorate is also responsible for representing the Kingdom of Bahrain in all telecommunications related regional and international conferences, meetings and forums.

  • 8,285Total Aircraft Movement, Oct 2018
  • 733,194Total Passengers, Oct 2018
  • 17,516Total Cargo and Mail, Oct 2018
  • 911,874Daily average ridership, Aug 2018
  • 36,844,267Total Passengers (Feb 2015-Aug 2018)
  • 111,843General Cargo, July 2018
  • 38,432Container Throughput, July 2018
  • 61Total Vessels, July 2018
  • 99Percent Mobile network coverage
  • 57Percent of households passed by fiber-optic broadband network
  • 90Percent of businesses passed by fiber-optic broadband network