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United Arab Emirates Won't Ban Blackberry Services

     
9:24 am on Oct 8, 2010 (gmt 0)

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United Arab Emirates Won't Ban Blackberry Services [bbc.co.uk]
The United Arab Emirates has said it will not go ahead with plans to ban Blackerry services, following talks with maker Research in Motion.

It had threatened to suspend all services from 11 October.

The UAE Telecommunications Regulatory Authority confirmed that it is satisfied services on the devices are now compliant with its security needs.

It had said Blackberries posed a risk because the network was encrypted and data stored abroad.


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