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Bahrain

Bahraini Telephone system Stats

Definitions

  • Domestic: A brief characterization of the system with details on the domestic components. The following terms and abbreviations are used throughout the entry: Africa ONE - a fiber-optic submarine cable link encircling the continent of Africa.
    Arabsat -
  • General assessment: A brief characterization of the system with details on the domestic and international components. The following terms and abbreviations are used throughout the entry: Africa ONE - a fiber-optic submarine cable link encircling the continent of Africa.
  • International: A brief characterization of the system with details on international components. The following terms and abbreviations are used throughout the entry: Africa ONE - a fiber-optic submarine cable link encircling the continent of Africa. Arabsat
  • Regulation: The year that the nation established an industry regulator for its telecommunication providers. "n/a" indicates that no regulator has been established.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Domestic modern fiber-optic integrated services; digital network with rapidly growing use of mobile-cellular telephones 2013
General assessment modern system 2013
International country code - 973; landing point for the Fiber-Optic Link Around the Globe (FLAG) submarine cable network that provides links to Asia, Middle East, Europe, and US; tropospheric scatter to Qatar and UAE; microwave radio relay to Saudi Arabia; satellite earth station - 1 2007
Regulation 1996 1996

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; ITU-BDT Telecommunications Regulatory Database

Citation

"Bahrain Telephone system Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Bahrain/Media/Telephone-system