du’s Universal Device Service
United Arab Emirates
# Etisalat’s Smartphone Device
@ BlackBerry escapes blackout in UAE
√ʀ UAE’s biggest mobile operator and carrier for approximately 80% of BlackBerry customers in the UAE.
# Etisalat’s Device Software
@ U.A.E. Halts Plan to Ban BlackBerry
√ʀ Spyware send received messages back to a central server.
# Etisalat’s Operating System
@ Middle East BlackBerry update spies on users
√ʀ Performance enhancement patch for Etisalat’s 100,000 subscribers drained their BlackBerry battery and slowed performance.
# du’s Universal Device Service
@ UAE BlackBerry ban set to spread throughout Gulf states
√ʀ “UAE’s two telecoms operators – Etisalat and du – informed their BlackBerry customers of the decision by text.”