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Etisalat to cut 3% staff

Etisalat will cut about three percent of its staff, aiming to reduce costs as it faces greater competition in domestic markets. The UAE market leader in the Gulf Arab country’s telecoms sector will cut at least 300 of 10,460 jobs, the National said, citing Etisalat officials. In the UAE, Etisalat faces rising competition from telecoms […]

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VoIP International calls to become a reality in Dubai

Currently Internet Telephony is not publicly accessible and those who use it have to go through a labyrinth of technical mumbo-jumbo with a constant fear of legal prosecution. However, there is some light at the end of tunnel, as Etisalat and Du will soon offer the service that allows customers to make international calls over […]

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Etisalat installing spyware as BlackBerry update: accuses RIM

Research In Motion (RIM) the producer of Blackberry smart phones has accused Etisalat of installing spyware, to intercept communications of its subscribers, disguised as patch updates. An update etisalat termed as a “performance enhancing patch” that was issued earlier this month led to excessive battery drainage in BlackBerry phones, which experts attributed to a communications […]

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YouTube to be banned in Dubai?

YouTube to be banned in Dubai?

Believe it or not, YouTube is going to be banned in Dubai, and UAE. The Commander in Chief of Dubai Police, Lt Gen. Dhahi Khalfan Tamim, is of opinion that YouTube ‘incites hatred’ and, therefore, should be banned from computers. Dubai Police Chief has launched a campaign during which he called upon Etisalat to ban […]

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