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Post by kartoos100 » 04 Aug 2010, 11:41 pm

So are the RIM dudes going to stop dicking around n reach an agreement with TRA??
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Post by Ozimandius » 05 Aug 2010, 12:38 am

I doubt it. Just like everything US, they're biased/partial, hypocritical, and vague with their policies. I don't blame UAE for doing what they're doing...really. It makes sense from their point of view.
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Post by hater999 » 05 Aug 2010, 2:10 am

^True that
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Post by Ozimandius » 05 Aug 2010, 10:04 am

hater999 wrote:LOL! Yeah noticed that!
Fuc*k the bast*rd, and f*uck you Ozi! My blood pressure went upto 200 after reading that
I'm glad I made you get your panties in a bunch.
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Post by hater999 » 05 Aug 2010, 10:12 am

Well casue actually, you can expect anything of these bloody bas*ards.
Just waiting for the telecom companies here take out a deal like there; although the biggest telecom company here belongs to etisalat (mobily).
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Post by hater999 » 05 Aug 2010, 10:15 am

Well here the ban is only going to be on the blackberry messenger.
I guess my mobile ain't so useless now.
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Post by Ozimandius » 05 Aug 2010, 1:00 pm

So you guys are better off than us. We're having a blanket ban.
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Post by hater999 » 05 Aug 2010, 1:12 pm

Still, we aren't getting free iphones
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Post by hater999 » 05 Aug 2010, 1:14 pm

For those who have du subscription, you can get 1500 to 2500 discount on high end smart phones INCLUDING he Iphone 4
http://gulfnews.com/business/telecoms/e ... s-1.663303
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Post by usaf23 » 05 Aug 2010, 2:36 pm

this just off 2days news paper::

RIM not going to give in cz of pressure from govts of other countries.. so those people are so stiff that nothings going to happen..so no more bbm nd stuff...
i guess eventully RIM will shutdown and bb wil be a thing of the past within the course of time...Coz what i believe is that UK ..USA..Canada...S.America..S.Africa will go ahead with using bb..but when the rest of the world has liek banned it then the company will have problems survivng as their revenues will get affected bigtime... letz c..

as for the etisalat social package guys :: its something like 900local sms..100 intl sm..and some amount of mins..nd data package of 100mb..
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Post by hater999 » 05 Aug 2010, 3:23 pm

What do they give a *uck about anyway? How much do we represent in their total sales? 2%? 3%?
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Post by kartoos100 » 05 Aug 2010, 3:36 pm

"According to RIM, in November 2008,the BlackBerry had about 21 million users worldwide. In June 2010, RIM has announced they sold up to 100 millions BlackBerry due to record sales"

which means UAE has 0.5% @ 500K users?? I wouldn't budge for the UAE if I was RIM!!
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Post by usaf23 » 05 Aug 2010, 3:39 pm

lets say we represent 3 %...but i was talkin in general...
coz as i am following thease bb blackout storys...
-UAE starts the ban
-KSA says they banning this month
-other GCC countries are acting wisely over this....
-India is on the same if to bann or not
-Pakistan aldrdy has banned fb if im not wrong and also is considering banning bb
-Today indonesia is taking this issue seriously
So now a hefty bunch of deir sales are aaffected..
guess now thai, singapore, and the rest eastern countires will act alike..
so lets take like in the next 2-3 years...bb will be banned in more than what i just mentioned...so that way... only USA..UK..Canada..will use bbs...
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Post by hater999 » 05 Aug 2010, 4:03 pm

There just 114k BB users in India.
There are 1.2 million BB users in Indonesia but they aren't blocking it:http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20100805/tc ... 0805115247

In Pakistan, BB is bearly used.

Bahrain said it won't block, rumors were there the Kuwait would but now:
http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20100803/wr_ ... blackberry

Back to my point, its not a big loss for them. They won't kneel down, instead all of the countries that blocked will have to. All Government department workers have BB, so they can access and work anywhere and everywhere.

Take me for example, I now use my laptop less for work compared to my BB. All my emails, reports etc, directly come to my BB, rather than my shyt-%#%$ IBM.
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Post by Ozimandius » 05 Aug 2010, 5:58 pm

RIM won't bend over because if they do it for one, everyone will line up.

Also, FB isn't blocked in Pakiland any more.
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