Bahrain TRA reduces average time taken for ports

As of March 2015, requests for mobile number port-outs have reached 186,749 in total
Eng. Mohammed Alnoaimi, Technical and Operations director at TRA of Bahrain.
Eng. Mohammed Alnoaimi, Technical and Operations director at TRA of Bahrain.

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The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) of the Kingdom of Bahrain reduced the time taken for a port to be successful to an average of 18 minutes on mobile ports and 33 minutes for fixed line ports while it took three working hours for mobile ports and three working hours and fifty minutes for fixed ports last year.

Eng. Mohammed Alnoaimi, Technical and Operations director at TRA of Bahrain, stated that since the TRA launched the number portability system in the kingdom in 2011 which allowed the residents of Bahrain the ability to change providers seamlessly while keeping their original numbers and as of March 2015, the number of requests for mobile number port-outs have reached 186,749 in total with an average of 4,150 requests per month, while fixed line requests tally up to 4,958 in total with a monthly average of 118.

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