Dubai Internet City is the Middle East and North Africa’s largest ICT hub. Since the year 2000, DIC has successfully developed a prosperous ecosystem for technology organizations and has been one of the forerunners in carrying forward Dubai’s vision of transitioning into a knowledge- based economy.
DIC is home to Fortune 500 companies and multinationals, including global names such as Facebook and LinkedIn, as well as some of the region’s most dynamic and successful technology SMEs and start-ups from all elements of the ICT value chain. DIC provides an environment that attracts all elements of the ICT value chain, and in addition, has developed several programmers that can be leveraged by the community to explore and expand channel development opportunities. Companies are privy to an advanced Metro Ethernet broadband infrastructure and a range of business enabling services including government transactions.
Built inside a free trade zone, DIC is a strategic base for companies targeting emerging markets in the neighbouring regions, DIC’s markets extend from the Middle East to the Indian Subcontinent and from Africa to the CIS countries, covering three billion people. DIC also has the world’s largest commercial IP Telephony network. Dubai is the ideal base for multinationals targeting markets in Central Asia, the Middle East, Africa, the Asian Subcontinent and the Eastern Mediterranean.