Twitter unblocked by UAE ‘s Telco Etisalat.

27 Aug, 2008

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Today is the Twitter day, as this is the second Twitter related news post.

Baher Al Hakim aka DrBaher, is a twitter daily user who is located in UAE , has tweeted today that Etisalat has unblocked twitter for its subscribers in UAE. Etisalat provides Land line, Mobile and Internet access in UAE and other countries.

According to DrBaher Etisalat blocked twitter previously because its free SMS notifications was competing with their SMS service, “here’s some good side-effects for disabling SMS notifications afterall…”

Etisalat has a reputation of blocking many International well known websites, they blocked StumbleUpon  last July but they unblock it later last month.

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  1. Ashraf Mansoor  |  August 28th, 2008 at 12:18 AM #

    I was worried about how will I tweet from the UAE once I go there for vacation. Well, guess it Etisalat solved that for now.

    But, I’m still worried that TweetSMS wont get such a beautiful reception from the Emarati telecom giant.

  2. Yazan  |  August 28th, 2008 at 3:03 AM #

    3a gbal Skype.

  3. Yazan  |  August 28th, 2008 at 3:04 AM #

    On second thoughts, that would never happen. :\

  4. Breaking: Linkedin Kicks Off Syrian Users! | ArabCrunch  |  April 17th, 2009 at 4:47 AM #

    […] Skype. Also some other Arab countries and ISPs block certain websites, like UAE’s Itisalat  blocked few websites and then unblocked […]

  5. Global Voices Advocacy » Syria: Linkedin Kicks Off Syrian Users!  |  April 18th, 2009 at 8:51 AM #

    […] Skype. Also some other Arab countries and ISPs block certain websites, like UAE’s Itisalat blocked few websites and then unblocked […]

  6. acnetreatmentsguy  |  September 13th, 2009 at 5:45 PM #

    i really love to use Twitter. i was addicted to Blogging before the birth of Twitter. Now i am addicted to Twitter.

  7. melatoninTechy  |  September 28th, 2009 at 6:32 AM #

    i just love Twittering compared to blogging. i was a blog addict and now i am a Twitter addict.

  8. Caramoan  |  December 25th, 2009 at 7:14 AM #

    Twitter is some ways is much better than blogging. I love to Twitter my everyday activities on my friends and relatives.

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