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The UAE has stated it will suspend some BlackBerry services including messenger, email and web-browsing.
The UAE has stated it will suspend some BlackBerry services including messenger, email and web-browsing.
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • The UAE has stated it will suspend some BlackBerry services due to security risks
  • MME looks at how the UAE's decision will impact business in the region
  • Plus MME sits down with the Chairman of Lebanon's BankMed

In focus -- Cutting communication

The United Arab Emirates has stated it will suspend some BlackBerry services and telecom authorities have confirmed within the next few months, blackberry messenger, email and web-browsing services will be suspended.

This week MME takes a look at the impact this will have on business in the UAE and other countries in the region.

Facetime -- Mohammed Hariri, Chairman, BankMed

Four years of political stability has translated into a boom for Lebanon's economy which is expected to grow by seven percent this year.

This week MME sits down with Mohammed Hariri, Chairman of BankMed to talk about the country's economic resilience and burgeoning real estate sector.

Watch the show this week at the times (GMT) below:

Friday: 0915, 1745
Saturday: 0445
Sunday: 0615,1745