The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) was established in 2002 promulgating the Telecommunications Law in the Kingdom of Bahrain.
The Board of Directors oversees the activities of TRA led by its Chairperson, Eng. Mariam Ahmed Jamaan. The General Director, Philip Marnick, is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Authority.
TRA carries out its duties independently and in a transparent and non-discriminatory manner.
Ever since its inception, TRA’s focused on liberalizing and developing the telecoms sector by promoting an effective and fair competition between established operators and new entrants while protecting the interest of consumers.
The drive to pave for a more robust and dynamic telecoms industry continues with the change in market dynamics; this has fuelled an unstinting resolve to augment service levels and exceed expectations on all fronts. TRA as per the Third National Telecoms Plan is requested to address areas of disadvantage such as mobile service, ultra-fast broadband, international supply, digital security and internet eco-system.