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.

Last Updated Date:25-12-2016

  • 35,937Total Aircraft Movement in FIR , Dec 2022
  • 740,505Total Passengers, Dec 2022
  • 16,966Total Cargo and Mail, Dec 2022
  • 32,493Monthly Ridership, Dec 2022
  • 77,499,758Total Passengers (Feb 2015 – Dec 2022)
  • 30,043General Cargo, Dec 2022
  • 30,520Container Throughput, Dec 2022
  • 75Total Vessels, Dec 2022
  • 100Percentage of Population covered by 5G Network (2022)
  • 83Percent of households passed by fiber-optic broadband network (2022)
  • 100Percent of businesses passed by fiber-optic broadband network (2022)

 

 

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