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  • Telecommunications in Dubaiاتصلات في دبي
    By Novaira Paul
    Honors 413
  • Dubai دبي
    Arabian Gulf
    Eastern coast
    1 of 7 emirates of the U.A.E.
    Well-known for tourism.
    Location contributes to global trade.
  • Statistics احصاءات
    Size
    2,428 square miles (U.A.E = 30,000 sq. mi.)
    Population
    1,930,959 (U.A.E. = 5,148,664)
    16% Emirati; 50% South Asian; 24% Other Arab & Iranian; 10% other expatriates.
    Local currency
    Dirham ($1 = 3.67 AED)
  • Economy الاقتصاد
    Independence Dec. 2, 1971 from the U.K.
    GDP of U.A.E
    $199.8 Billion (PPP)
    $40,200 per capita (country comparison – 21)
    Reliance on trade, services, and finance.
    Real estate & property focus
  • Technology & Infrastructure
    Cell phone users = 3.2 MM (2010)
    U.A.E. = 10.672 million
    U.A.E. Main line phones = 1.6 million
    U.A.E. Internet Users = 3.45 MM
    50-50 dial-up and broadband
    Satellite Al-Yahsat
    85 countries
    Nedaa
    Telecommunications leader Dubai
  • Technology & Infrastructure
    Telecommunications Regulatory Authority
    Est. in 2003
    Est. Etisalat as sole telephone & telecommunications provider for U.A.E.
    Censorship
    Total ban on VoIP
    Ban on Israeli Internet domain (.il)
    BBM Ban (2010)
  • Technology & Infrastructure
    VS.
  • Dubai Internet City & MediaCity
    Internet City
    Launched in 2000
    Microsoft, Dell, HP, Cisco, IBM, Sun Microsystems, etc.
    Media City
    Global media hub  Dedicated media zone
    CNN, BBC, Reuters, NBC
  • Media/Telecom Investment Potential
    Department of Economic Development
    Moving toward streamlined electronic system
    2015 Strategy
    Dubai in the future
    Wireless
    Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum
    Support for press freedom
    Broadband expansion
    Negative Potential
  • Global Perspective/Strategy
    7
  • Sources
    Dubai Statistics Centre <http://www.dubai.ae/en.portal?topic,SCDDEG,0,&_nfpb=true&_pageLabel=dept>
    Telecommunications Regulatory Authority <http://www.tra.gov.ae/index.php>
    Condo Hotels Dubai <http://www.condohotelsdubai.com/ask-expert/size-and-location.htm>
    Nations Encylopaedia<http://www.nationsencyclopedia.com/economies/Asia-and-the-Pacific/United-Arab-Emirates.html>
    CIA World Factbook. <https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ae.html>
    U.S. Department of State <http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/5444.htm>