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

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