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Bahrain Communications 2019

SOURCE: 2019 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Bahrain Communications 2019
SOURCE: 2019 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on February 08, 2019

Telephones - fixed lines:
total subscriptions: 285,318 (2017 est.)
[see also: Telephones - fixed lines - total subscriptions country ranks ]
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 20 (2017 est.)
[see also: Telephones - fixed lines - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 117

Telephones - mobile cellular:
total subscriptions: 2,364,477 (2017 est.)
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular - total subscriptions country ranks ]
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 168 (2017 est.)
[see also: Telephones - mobile cellular - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 147

Telephone system:
general assessment: modern system; well developed LTE networks,  5G trials tested and deployment in near future; mobile penetration is high compared to the region; development of it own National Broadband Network (NBN); competion is good and telecos are regulated (2017)
domestic: modern fiber-optic integrated services; digital network with rapidly growing use of mobile-cellular telephones;  20 per 100 fixed-line, 168 per 100 mobile-cellular; (2017)
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 (2016)

Broadcast media:
state-run Bahrain Radio and Television Corporation (BRTC) operates 5 terrestrial TV networks and several radio stations; satellite TV systems provide access to international broadcasts; 1 private FM station directs broadcasts to Indian listeners; radio and TV broadcasts from countries in the region are available (2009)

Internet country code:
.bh

Internet users:
total: 1,351,326 (July 2016 est.)
[see also: Internet users - total country ranks ]
percent of population: 98% (July 2016 est.)
[see also: Internet users - percent of population country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 124

Broadband - fixed subscriptions:
total: 213,633 (2017 est.)
[see also: Broadband - fixed subscriptions - total country ranks ]
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 15 (2017 est.)
[see also: Broadband - fixed subscriptions - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 106


NOTE: 1) The information regarding Bahrain on this page is re-published from the 2019 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Bahrain Communications 2019 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Bahrain Communications 2019 should be addressed to the CIA.
2) The rank that you see is the CIA reported rank, which may habe the following issues:
  a) They assign increasing rank number, alphabetically for countries with the same value of the ranked item, whereas we assign them the same rank.
  b) The CIA sometimes assignes counterintuitive ranks. For example, it assigns unemployment rates in increasing order, whereas we rank them in decreasing order






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