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Batelco, VIVA Bahrain accused over call charges

Bahrain's Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) has accused Bahrain Telecommunications (Batelco) and Saudi Telecom unit Viva of anti-competitive pricing on international calls to Asia, Reuters has reported. Bahrain's telecoms regulator has given the two operators a deadline of October 13 to respond, after which the TRA will decide whether to impose any penalties.