UAE`s Etisalat acquires Sri Lanka`s Tigo

UAE`s telecom giant Etisalat has
announced its acquisition of a 100 per cent stake in Sri
Lanka`s second-largest mobile phone operator `Tigo Sri Lanka`,
for an enterprise value of USD 207 million.

UAE firm charged with enabling BlackBerry intercept emails

The world`s most advanced handset maker, BlackBerry, has charged that Gulf-based telecom company Etisalat had updated the programming of the phones which would give them "surveillance capabilities".