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Batelco launches NFC mobile payments in Bahrain

Bahrain operator Batelco signed a deal with one of the country’s largest banks, Ithmaar, and …

Bahrain watchdog says regulation partly to blame for “dysfunctional” OTT competition

Bahrain’s operators are being hampered from competing with OTT rivals, partly because they are limited …

WiMAX player halts 4G auction in Bahrain

TRA, Bahrain’s regulator, has stopped a multi-band spectrum auction after a successful appeal by Menatelecom, …

Batelco shareholders back purchase of Cable & Wireless’ ‘Islands’ unit

Batelco’s shareholders have approved the acquisition of Cable & Wireless Communications’ (CWC) ‘Monaco and Islands’ …

Batelco starts Indian legal action

Batelco said it had begun legal proceedings to recover US$184.79 million from Siva Limited, the Indian business partner in its S Tel operation, by enforcing a previous agreement the two had reached

Batelco keen to increase foreign unit stakes

Bahrain Telecommunications plans to increase its stakes in its foreign units as it looks to gain greater control over its affiliate firms and maximise its returns from the operations Reuters reports.

CWC confirms Batelco approach for Monaco & Islands unit

Cable & Wireless Communication has confirmed press reports that it has received an approach from Bahrain Telecom for its Monaco & Islands business unit.

Batelco hints at Indian re-entry

Batelco could re-renter the Indian mobile market by investing in an existing operator, the CEO of the Bahrain-based operator group has told the Wall Street Journal.

Etisalat to cut India services on 31 March

Middle East-based operator group Etisalat confirmed it will cease operations in India on 31 March as it commits to exiting the market.

India cant afford to alienate foreign operators

Following this month’s decision by India’s Supreme Court to cancel all of the 122 2G …