Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Co. Brandband VPS’s are now available. If you are looking to get business done in the middle east, the United Arab Emirates is the place to do it.
The United Arab Emirates is one of the major trading hubs in the middle east and well known for its commercialism. It has very good internet connectivity to the rest of the world and easily clocks in at the 100 mb/s range.
Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Co. is one of the main 3 broadband residential internet service providers in the United Arab Emirates. It is a well known isp that more than half of the residents of the UAE primarily use.
More than 85 per cent of UAE residents are now online – the third highest rate in the Middle East.
Only Qatar and Bahrain have more people using the internet, according to the report by the United Nations Broadband Commission.
The UAE is 17th in global rankings of individuals with internet access, ahead of the US in 24th place and Germany in 19th.
Iceland has the most residents online, with 96 per cent of its citizens now connected to the web.
The world average is 35.7 per cent.
The UAE government at both federal and emirate level has been proactive in the digital economy and digital media sectors, with programs to encourage computer and internet use. Like other countries in the Middle East, the UAE aims to transition into a ‘knowledge based and highly productive economy’ by 2021.
Generally speaking, e-commerce is growing in the stabilised markets of the Middle East and the UAE’s growing wealth and internet usage have spurred the development of e-commerce, with more and more shoppers being attracted by the value of online purchases, secure payment facilities, the reputation of the website, and the speed of transactions. The United Arab Emirates is also a prime location for the rise of streaming video and video-on-demand services due to its strong mobile and fixed infrastructure and a population which traditionally enjoys TV and entertainment.