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4.5 billion call minutes generated in Bahrain in 2020

TDT | Manama

The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com

Bahrain has documented 5.4 billion call minutes in 2020, lower than the 5.8 billion total in 2019, according to the latest figures released by the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority.

As per the statistics, 75% of the call minutes were made at the domestic level, amounting to 4 billion call minutes in 2020 compared to 4.2 billion call minutes in 2019.

Southern Asian countries ranked second among the most contacted countries from Bahrain, with phone calls made to Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and the Philippines generating a combined total of 1.2 billion minutes in 2020 compared to 1.5 billion minutes in 2019.

The GCC region came third with 40.2 million outgoing call minutes in 2020 compared to 49.6 million Iran, Yemen, US, Britain and Australia were the countries with the least registered outgoing call minutes, generating 26.3 million minutes compared to 26.9 in 2019.