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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>