Mobile phone subscriptions in the UAE have increased to around 20 million by end of April 2018, according to statistics released by the TRA.
Passengers flying out from Dubai can now enjoy the convenience of checking in their baggage and getting their boarding passes right from their home or hotel.
UAE residents can now make Zakat donations through their smart device in a new initiative launched by Smart Dubai in collaboration with Dar Al Ber Society.
Arabic is widely spoken amongst the 169 million people who use Facebook every month in the MENA region on mobile.
Smart Government applications have generated savings of $2.1 billion (AED 8 billion) in three years, according to a study conducted by the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority, (TRA).
The Soft – Open Flexible Legislation, is an interactive legislative platform that will enable the trade, business and finance sector to participate in the formulation of commercial, economic, and financial legislation.
The blurring of lines between the different modes of warfare and weaponisation of non-military means undermine the foundation of the state is one of the most significant security challenges today, experts said.
Skype dominates Apps and Social Platforms industry while Facebook ranks as the most intimate brand among millennials in the UAE, according to MBLM’s 2018 Brand Intimacy Study.
Smart Dubai has broken ground on the first phase of implementing the Dubai Paperless Strategy, which seeks to digitise internal and external transactions at government entities and save time and effort for employees and customers alike.
Dubai now has the world’s first B2B smart commerce platform for free zones, allowing companies from around the world to connect and trade through the emirate.
Dubai’s General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA) has recently announced that 18 new smart gates are now fully operational at Terminal 2, which will complete the immigration process within seven to 10 seconds.
Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) has announced it may invest more in renewable energy, as climate change fears prompt fund managers even in the oil-rich Middle East to look beyond fossil fuels.