Bahrain TRA says voice, message apps distort competition

Wednesday 19 March 2014 | 11:14 CET | News
Bahrain's Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) says products like the Viber, Skype and WhatsApp messaging services are making it difficult for traditional providers to compete. It has published a joint study with Detecon Consulting, entitled 'Policy and Regulatory Framework for Governing Internet Applications', which describes competition from free service providers as 'unfair' and the reason for what it describes as market 'malfunction'.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Batelco / Skype / TRA / Viber / WhatsApp / Zain
Countries: Bahrain
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