Licensees

Article 24 of the Law requires that an operator of a Public Telecommunications network providing telecommunications services requires a Licence.

Individual or Class Licences are available as per Articles 29 and 32 of the Law dependant on the telecommunications service to be licensed. TRA's Licensing Department is responsible for granting licences and ensuring compliance with applicable licence conditions.

TRA Achievements
License Date of Issue
Fixed License for Telecommunications Infrastructure Network  June 02, 2019

Company Address

License Date of Issue
Class License for Value Added Services June 28, 2006
Individual License for International Telecommunications Services July 5, 2006
Class License for Internet Services November 01, 2006

Company Address

License Date of Issue
Internet Exchange License March 14, 2004
Individual License for International Telecommunications Facilities December 13, 2009

Company Address

  • P.O.Box 50241, Kingdom of Bahrain
  • +973 172 923 93 / 172 966 88
License Date of Issue
Class License for Value Added Services March 26, 2018
Individual License for International Telecommunications Services March 26, 2018

Company Address

  • P.O. Box 14, Kingdom of Bahrain
  • +973 178 845 15
  • +973 176 117 91
  • batelco.com
License Date of Issue
Individual License for Mobile Telecommunications June 21, 2003
Individual License for International Telecommunications Facilities June 21, 2003
Individual License for International Telecommunications Services June 21, 2003
Individual License for National Fixed Services June 21, 2003
Individual License for Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) June 21, 2003
Class License for Value Added Services June 21, 2003
Class License for Internet Services June 21, 2003

Company Address

  • John MacMahon, Head of Regulatory, Asia Pacific
    9/303 Collins St Melbourne 3000 Australia
  • +613 962 755 65
  • +614 104 628 03
  • +613 962 755 18
  • john.macmahon@bt.com
License Date of Issue
Class License for Value Added Services March 20, 2004
Individual License for International Telecommunications Services July 23, 2005

Company Address

License Date of Issue
Individual License for International Telecommunications Services November 15, 2005

Company Address

  • P.O. Box 11100, Kingdom of Bahrain
  • +973 173 111 00
  • +973 172 901 60
  • www.etisalcom.com
License Date of Issue
Individual License for International Telecommunications Services March 19, 2005
Class License for Value Added Services March 19, 2005
Class License for Internet Services July 26, 2005
Individual License for National Fixed Services May 15, 2006
Individual License for International Telecommunications Facilities August 29, 2006

Company Address

License Date of Issue
Individual License for International Telecommunications Services October 17, 2005
Individual License for International Telecommunications Facilities October 17, 2005
Internet Exchange License May 13, 2007

Company Address

  • Bldg 59, Office 21, Block 222, Busaiteen - Kingdom of Bahrain
License Date of Issue
Class License for Value Added Services July 13, 2010

Company Address

  • Flat/Shop 42, Road 5718, Block 257, Amwaj
    Kingdom of Bahrain
License Date of Issue
Individual License for International Telecommunications Services April 14, 2011

Company Address

  • 20th Floor, NBB Tower Government Avenue P.O. Box 65100,
    Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
License Date of Issue
Individual License for International Telecommunications Facilities June 05, 2016
Individual License for International Telecommunications Services June 05, 2016
Individual License for National Fixed Services June 05, 2016
Class License for Internet Services June 05, 2016
 Class License for Value Added Service  April 11, 2018
License Date of Issue
Individual License for International Telecommunications Services August 29, 2004

Company Address

License Date of Issue
Individual License for International Telecommunications Services April 18, 2005
Class License for Value Added Services April 18, 2005
Class License for Internet Services May 11, 2005
Individual License for National Fixed Services August 14, 2005
 Individual License for International Telecommunications Facilities  July 17, 2019
License Date of Issue
Class License for Value Added Services March 19, 2009

Company Address

License Date of Issue
Individual License for International Telecommunications Facilities May 15, 2005
Individual License for International Telecommunications Services May 15, 2005
Individual License for National Fixed Services May 16, 2005
Class License for Internet Services May 15, 2005
Class License for Value Added Services May 15, 2005

Company Address

License Date of Issue
Individual License for International Telecommunications Services March 22, 2005
Class License for Value Added Services March 22, 2005
Class License for Internet Services March 22, 2005

Company Address

License Date of Issue
Individual License for International Telecommunications Services August 28, 2005
Individual License for International Telecommunications Facilities August 28, 2005
Class License for Value Added Services August 28, 2005
Class License for Internet Services August 28, 2005
License Date of Issue
Individual License for National Fixed Services September 06, 2009
Individual License for International Telecommunications Services September 06, 2009
Individual License for International Telecommunications Facilities September 06, 2009
Class License for Value Added Services September 06, 2009
Class License for Internet Services September 06, 2009

Company Address

  • Aerona, S.I.T.A, 58 Government Avenue, Manama 315, Kingdom of Bahrain
  • +973 172 082 00
  • +973 172 100 22
License Date of Issue
Class License for Value Added Services August 31, 2003
Individual License for International Telecommunications Services March 13, 2005

Company Address

License Date of Issue
Individual License for National Fixed Wireless Telecommunications Services  January 8, 2007
Individual License for International Telecommunications Facilities July 26, 2009
Class License for Internet Services July 26, 2009
Class License for Value Added Services July 26, 2009
Individual License for National Fixed Services April 18, 2010
Individual License for International Telecommunications Services April 21, 2011
Individual License for Mobile Telecommunications Services September 19, 2013

Company Address

License Date of Issue
Individual License for International Telecommunications Facilities April 27, 2005
Individual License for International Telecommunications Services April 27, 2005
Class License for Value Added Services April 27, 2005
Class License for Internet Service September 21, 2005
License Date of Issue
Individual International Telecommunications Services December 13, 2012

Company Address

  • P.O. Box 266, Kingdom of Bahrain
  • +973 360 310 00
  • +973 360 319 00
  • www.bh.zain.com
License Date of Issue
Individual License for International Telecommunications Facilities May 09, 2004
Individual License for International Telecommunications Services July 01, 2004
Individual License for Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) May 09, 2004
Class License for Value Added Services (VAS) August 18, 2003
Class License for Internet Services August 18, 2003
National Fixed Wireless Services License (NFWL) January 08, 2007
 Individual License for Mobile Telecommunications Services September 19, 2013
License Date of Issue
Individual License for International Telecommunications Facilities September 17, 2009
Individual License for International Telecommunications Services September 17, 2009
License Date of Issue
Class License for Value Added Services March 05, 2008
Individual License for International Telecommunications Services March 05, 2008
Class License for Internet Services March 05, 2008