By the end of Q3 2016, there were several changes in some aspects of the telecommunication sector in Bahrain. Fixed lines declined by -1% in Q3 2015 to reach 244,000 in Q3 2016, while mobile subscribers increased by 12% to hit 2.8 million subscribers in the same period.
Find out more about the telecommunication market indicators in Bahrain during Q3 2016:
- Mobile penetration in Bahrain increased from 180% in Q3 2015 to reach 200% at the end of Q3 2016.
- Active mobile broadband subscriptions represent 64% of total mobile subscriptions at the end of Q3 2016 with an increasing rate 7% than Q3 2015.
- Broadband subscriptions jumped from 1.94 million at the end of Q3 2015 to reach about 2.3 million subscriptions in Q3 2016.