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Out with the old, in with the new: Incumbent telcos slump at the sight competition

Out with the old, in with the new: Incumbent telcos slump at the sight competition

Saturated home markets and loss-making efforts abroad hasten nosedive for former telco monopolies while second and third entry operators shine in a data and mobile broadband playing field - Reuters

July 10, 2011 10:51
 

Internet phone lines 38 times more expensive in UAE

Lack of competition and passive regulation to blame for high virtual private network charges, says report.

March 17, 2010 9:32
 

Telcos call time on the recession

The UAE has more cellphone lines per person than anywhere else on Earth. No wonder the two phone operators have engaging plans for the future.

February 24, 2010 6:32
 
A great telephonic leapfrog… backwards

A great telephonic leapfrog… backwards

Telecoms operator du launched a new prepaid landline tariff today. The news may prompt many UAE residents to ask, ‘what’s a landline?’

February 3, 2010 3:32
 

du launches cheap landline call rates

International calls start at 60 fils/minute on new ‘One World One Rate’ tariff.

February 3, 2010 1:02
 
Breaking the du-opoly

Breaking the du-opoly

Broadband is up to fourteen times more expensive in the UAE compared with other markets. But an expected price war between telcos Etisalat and du could save consumers serious money.

January 26, 2010 1:57
 
Top 10 countries with the fastest internet

Top 10 countries with the fastest internet

Unsurprisingly, no GCC countries rank on this list of broadband hotspots…

January 18, 2010 7:18
 
Building web 3.0

Building web 3.0

The key to dealing not only with the problems of the present but also of the future, is building a more accessible internet, says American journalist and blogger Jeff Jarvis.

March 15, 2009 11:54