Telephone Operator Exchange Building in Dubai 1960
until 1976 Dubai Telecommunication was operated by Dubai State Telephone Company managed by British Engineers. From 1976 to 2006 the Emirates Telecommunications Corporation (Etisalat) was the sole telephone and telecommunications provider for the UAE. In February 2006 this monopoly became a duopoly when a new telephone company and Internet Service Provider, du was established to offer mobile services across the UAE and Internet and TV services to some free zone areas.
Dubai Etisalat Office: