The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) was
established by Legislative Decree No. 48 of 2002 promulgating the Telecommunications
The TRA is an independent body and its duties and powers include protecting the
interests of subscribers and users, and promoting effective and fair competition
among established and new licensed operators.
A communications environment that enriches the social and commercial fabric of the
Kingdom of Bahrain.
To develop a competition led market for the provision of innovative communications
services, available to all, which: encourages sustainable, economically efficient
investment; respects the interests of consumers; fosters ecologically friendly initiatives;
and supports the social and commercial welfare of the Kingdom of Bahrain.
To continue to build as an exemplar regulator within the region through thought
leadership and to be the employer of choice by: investing in our people to develop
a professional, passionate team; transparency and fairness in operations; and adherence
to quality assurance.