Bahrain fixed wireless winners to be confirmed January 8

A total of six bidders out of nine met the qualification criteria for the NFWS licence auction. They were: ATCO Clearwire Telecom, Bahrain Telecommunications Company, Etisalcom Wireless Co WLL, Mena Telecom WLL, MTC-Vodafone Bahrain and Reliance Communications Limited.

  • E-Mail
By  Tawanda Chihota Published  December 26, 2006

Bahrain’s Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of the Kingdom of Bahrain has announced that the two highest bidders of the National Fixed Wireless Services (NFWS) licenses auction held earlier this month were MTC-Vodafone Bahrain with a bid of BD5.5 million (US$14.5 million) and Mena Telecom with a bid of BD4.5 million. “We will award the licences by January 8, 2007 in accordance with the rules of the auction and after completion of the post-evaluation obligations,” commented Mohammed J.K. Alghatam, the acting general director of the TRA. A total of six bidders out of nine met the qualification criteria for the NFWS licences auction. They were: ATCO Clearwire Telecom, Bahrain Telecommunications Company, Etisalcom Wireless Co WLL, Mena Telecom WLL, MTC-Vodafone Bahrain and Reliance Communications Limited. The short-listed bidders came after the end of an evaluation process of the business and financial status of each company and technical aspects of the bids by the TRA's dedicated bid-evaluation team.

Add a Comment

Your display name This field is mandatory

Your e-mail address This field is mandatory (Your e-mail address won't be published)

Security code