Posts Tagged ‘United Arab Emirates’

UAE Expects to Offer All Fiber Network by 2011

Broadband Updates, Broadband's Impact, Fiber, International August 27th, 2010

WASHINGTON, August 27, 2010 – The United Arab Emirites plans to have a fully fiber network by the end of 2011. The Pyramid Research group is reporting that this new network is expected to provide the nation with a growth of $1.01 billion by 2015.

UAE BlackBerry Ban Highlights State Threat to Broadband Freedom

Broadband Updates, Broadband's Impact, Cybersecurity, Mobile Broadband, Wireless August 4th, 2010

LONDON, August 4, 2010 – The plan announced this week by the United Arab Emirates to ban use of BlackBerry Messenger, e-mail and web browsing services by Oct. 11 unless the company allows it to access the encrypted messages on demand has drawn universal condemnation from freedom and privacy groups, but more a muted governmental response.

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