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Bahrain

The Kingdom of Bahrain attained its independence from the British in 1971. The archipelago's central location among Persian Gulf countries gives it strategic importance in the region. Today Bahrain's economic strengths are in petroleum processing and refining and international banking.

  • Population: 727,785 (2009 est.)
  • Telephone main lines: 220,000 (2008)
  • Mobile telephone subscribers: 1.4 million (2008)
  • Internet hosts: 51,489 (2009)
  • Internet users: 402,900 (2008)
  • Digital leased line interface type: E1
Telecommunications equipment is communications or networking equipment with interface(s) to public network or wide area network (WAN) services. Common telecom network interfaces include T1/E1, ISDN BRI, ISDN PRI, ADSL, serial and analogue PSTN.

Compliance International can help you understand how the following approval requirements apply to your telecom equipment products:

TRA Equipment Type Approval

The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of the Kingdom of Bahrain requires equipment type approval for telecommunications and radio equipment. TRA will issue approval based on review of foreign standard test reports, and no local applicant is required.

Compliance International can help you complete equipment type approval in Bahrain with our turnkey solution that includes compiling the technical application package, interfacing with regulatory officials, and end-to-end management of the approval process.

Wireless and radio equipment covers any device with a radio transmitter. This includes mobile (GSM or CDMA) handsets, wireless LAN (WLAN) equipment such as Wi-Fi devices, Bluetooth devices, Zigbee devices, WiMAX devices, RFID equipment, contactless card readers, and a whole host of other products that incorporate some kind of RF transmitter.

Compliance International can help you understand how the following approval requirements apply to your wireless and radio equipment products:

TRA Equipment Type Approval

The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of the Kingdom of Bahrain requires equipment type approval for telecommunications and radio equipment. TRA will issue approval based on review of foreign standard test reports, and no local applicant is required.

Compliance International can help you complete equipment type approval in Bahrain with our turnkey solution that includes compiling the technical application package, interfacing with regulatory officials, and end-to-end management of the approval process.

Non-telecom ITE is any information technology equipment -- essentially any device with a microprocessor -- that has no telecommunications or radio interface. This includes products such as computer printers and monitors, as well as many types of local area network (LAN) equipment.

Compliance International can help you understand how the following approval requirements apply to your ITE products: