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United Arab Emirates

Bloomberg: Saudi Arabia, RIM close to a deal

August 10th, 2010

There is a bit of a soap opera going on in the Middle East between Canadian handset manufacturer Research In Motion and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The synopsis of the situation goes like this: The Saudi government said it would shut-down BlackBerry messaging services beginning on August 5th. The closure was due to concerns over national security stating …

BlackBerry services to be suspended in the UAE starting October 11th

August 1st, 2010

Apparently unable to work out a solution to get BlackBerry devices “compliant” with the UAE, the country has stated that it will disable BlackBerry services on October 11th. The Director of the Telecommunication Regulation Authority had this to say: “With no solution available and in the public interest, in order to affect resolution of this …

AP: UAE calls BlackBerrys a "security threat"

July 26th, 2010

The AP is reporting that the United Arab Emirates has declared BlackBerry smartphones a national security risk. UAE government officials commented saying the handsets “operate beyond the jurisdiction of national laws and are open to misuse. […] As a result of how Blackberry data is managed and stored, in their current form, certain Blackberry applications …