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2018
  • National Broadband Network (NBN)

    Development of optical- fiber based National Broadband Network (NBN).

2017
  • Best Nationalization Initiative in the GCC Award

    TRA Wins the “Best Nationalization Initiative in the GCC” Award

2016
  • Employer of the Year Award

    TRA Wins First Place for Employer of the Year in MENA

2015
  • Regulator of the Year Award

    TRA wins CommsMea’s “Regulator of the Year” Award for the 5th time

2014
  • GSR-14

    TRA hosts the Global Symposium for Regulators 2014 (GSR-14)

2013
  • Post 3G

    TRA introduces Post 3G licencing

2012
  • National Telecom Plan

    The third national telecom plan was established.

2011
  • Number Portability

    Number Portability makes its debut, allowing bahrain’s residents to switch providers freely without losing their numbers.

2010
  • Commercial Viva launch

    Commencement of commercial Viva launch and introduction of the online safety initiative

2009
  • Third Mobile Telecommunications Service Provider

    licensing of a third telecommunications service provider (Viva)

2008
  • Strategic Review

    Commencement of the implememntation of the regulatory procedures resulting from the strategic review

2007
  • Strategic and Retail Market Review

    Strategic and retail review for the telecommunications sector

2006
  • WIMAX Licenses

    TRA grants two WIMAX Licenses to Zain and Menatelecom

2005
  • Framework and Fostering

    Development of the basic regulatory framework and fostering of competition

2004
  • Liberalization

    Complete liberalization of the telecommunications sector , fully in all markets.

2003
  • Second Mobile operator license

    A second mobile operator license was granted to Zain, bringing competition to Bahrain’s telecommunications sector for the first time.

2002
  • Telecommunications Law

    A crucial need for progress in the telecommunications sector arises, thus the Telecommunications regulatory authority was established, and telecommunications law was implemented for the first time in Bahrain

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