IDD is available to and from all states.
Country dialing code : 971
Outgoing international code in Abu Dhabi : 00
and Umm al Qaiwain - 6
Al Ain - 3
Dubai - 4
There local telephone network is of high standard. Calls within
each state are free.
Mobile telephone Networks
Operates on GSM 900 network. Network operator ETISALAT
(web site: www.etisalat.co.ae).
ETISALAT offices provide service. All hotels provide facilities.
Cyber cafés offer access to Internet and e-mail services.
ISP's include Emirates Telecommunication (web site: www.emirates.net.ae).
Service is operated by ETISALAT, with offices throughout the Emirates
and also at main post offices.
Airmail letters and parcels take approximately five days to reach
Press and Media
The English-language daily newspapers include Gulf News, Khaleej
Times and Emirates News. Foreign dailies are on sale in hotel
bookshops and supermarkets.
BBC World Service
and Voice of America can be heard.
Frequencies do change from time to time. The most up-to-date can
be found online.