Mobile Network Operators


The Bahrain Telecommunications Company was established in 1981 as the sole communications service provider in the country. The operator is mostly owned (directly or indirectly) by the Bahraini government with a total of 77 percent (more than 50 percent shared between Mumtalakat holding company and the social insurance organization). However, the telecommunications regulatory authority (TRA) […]

Consolidation to boost the Armenian telecoms sector

There are three mobile phone operators in Armenia: Viva Cell MTS, Ucom and Beeline, offering 2G, 3G and 4G services. The Armenian telecom market continues to attempt to put an effective national telecommunications service in place, however it was slow to capitalise on the country’s steadily improving economic conditions. Therefore, Armenia’s telco market needs consolidation, […]