TRA, Etisalat, Du and Blackberry-maker RIM announce strategic partnership

19 October 2010

The UAE Telecoms Regulatory Authority (TRA), Canada's Research In Motion (RIM), and telecom operators Etisalat and Du have announced a new strategic partnership aimed at fostering mobile innovation across the Middle East. The partnership is also committed to bringing more localised content and applications to the BlackBerry platform in the Middle East, TRA said. Furthermore, the strategic collaboration is to support a variety of initiatives including sustaining leadership through mobilisation of eGovernment services, expanding the mobile applications developer community in the Middle East, and mobilising Middle East enterprises.

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