TRA Connect - CrowdSourcing Maps
The availability and quality of modern telecommunications services are critical elements for the success of the Kingdom of Bahrain’s economy. Mobile as well as fixed telecommunications services are heavily used by consumers and businesses, either located in Bahrain or visiting the Kingdom.
TRA released mobile apps for Android and iOS with the intention to
provide consumers effective
check and report quality of their mobile and fixed connections as
well as view coverage maps and
across different areas in Bahrain.
The apps can be download from the stores on the following links:
Consumers who install the apps can opt-in to the data collection initiate which will perform series of measurements from their phones and send to the TRA system for processing. There is no personal information processed and all information is aggregated across many devices to preserve privacy.
The apps and the crowdsourcing system has been developed by SpeedChecker, Irish based company which provides QoS and QoE crowdsourcing solutions for telecommunications regulators and operators.