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UAE Facts

  • 7.90 million Population
  • $360.14 billion GDP, current prices
  • $67,007.98 GDP per capita, current prices
  • 24th Global Competitiveness Index rankings
  • 26 Ease of doing business index (1=best)
  • 75.9 Country credit rating (100=best)
  • U.A.E. dirham Currency Unit
Telecom operators in SAMENA facing stiff competition from Internet-based companies
Bocar Ba is the CEO of the SAMENA Telecommunications Council, the industry association representing telecom operators and service providers in South Asia, the Middle East, and...
Infrastructure in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)
The UAE has the most advanced and developed infrastructure in the region. From roads to airports to telecommunications, the UAE is home to world class facilities that have sup...
Google MENA Managing Director Ari Kesisoglu on the Internet & technology in the Middle East
Ari Kesisoglu is the Managing Director for MENA at Google. He spoke with The Prospect Group about Google’s activities in the region, the economic impact of the internet, and...
Du CEO Osman Sultan on the UAE’s fast-paced telecommunications sector
Osman Sultan is the CEO of Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company, also known as Du, the UAE’s newest telecommunications operator. He spoke with The Prospect Group t...
McAfee MENA Regional Director Hamed Diab on developments in information security
Hamed Diab is the Regional Director - MENA of McAfee, the world's largest dedicated security technology company. He spoke with The Prospect Group about how the security indust...
UAE Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) Director General Mohamed Al Ghanim on an Internet exchange in the UAE
Mohamed Nasser Al Ghanim is the Director General of the UAE's Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA), the body responsible for the management of every aspect of the tel...
Thuraya CEO Samer Halawi on the company’s future growth prospects
Samer Halawi is the CEO of Thuraya Telecommunications Company, which provides mobile satellite communications to over 140 countries around the world. He spoke with The Prospec...
eHosting DataFort CEO Yasser Zeineldin on the growth potential of the ICT sector in the UAE
Yasser Zeineldin is the chief executive officer of eHosting DataFort, a provider of co-location and managed hosting services. He spoke with The Prospect Group about tier 4 dat...
UAE Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) Director General Mohamed Al Ghanim on the UAE’s telecoms sector
Mohamed Nasser Al Ghanim is the Director General of the UAE's Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA), the body responsible for the management of every aspect of the tel...
Dubai Internet City Managing Director Malek Sultan Al Malek on the development of the ICT sector in the UAE
Malek Sultan Al Malek is the Managing Director of Dubai Internet City (DIC) and Dubai Outsource Zone. He spoke with The Prospect Group about the development and advancement of...