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Bahrain data usage increases 53% to 290 mln GB in 2016

Wednesday 29 November 2017 | 09:30 CET | News
The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) says that data consumption in Bahrain increased by 53 percent to over 296.5 million GB on broadband packages during 2016. Its report for 2016 and the first half of 2017,which highlights the continuing move towards data consumption, reveals important trends in how citizens in Bahrain use telecommunication services; this data-driven shift is the most noticeable change that continues in occurrence during 2017. 

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