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Bahrain rules out plans to issue fourth mobile licence

Another licence would have no economic feasibility, according to Minister

Bahrain rules out plans to issue fourth mobile licence

The Minister of State for Telecommunications in Bahrain has ruled out any plans to issues of fourth mobile network operator licence, saying it would have no economic feasibility.

Stressing the government’s plan to boost the telecom sector’s contribution to gross domestic product, Shaikh Fawaz bin Mohammed Al Khalifa said, “Most countries have two to three operators at the most.”

Al Khalifa said that GCC ministers will discuss a unified telecom pricing in their upcoming meeting.

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