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using mobile phone

Phones are a necessary part of our everyday lives. We use them to send messages, make calls, and use the Internet. Starting next year, however, we’re gonna need to watch our phone bills more closely, since telecommunications companies will be charging value-added tax (VAT). Both major phone companies  in Dubai — Du and Etisalat —… Read More

If you are planning to go to Dubai or if you have just arrived here, then you are probably thinking about getting a mobile phone connection. There are two companies to choose from: Etisalat and Du, which are governed by the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA). Both Etisalat and Du have a range of service options,… Read More

driving uae mobile

A reminder to all drivers to please stop using your mobile phones while driving. There is a corresponding fine of 200 AED for this offense plus 4 black traffic points. Texting, calling, browsing, taking a selfie, etc. are all filed under using your mobile device and would constitute the same fine. But more than the… Read More