DUBAI INTERNET CITY is the region’s leading hub where the ideas of tomorrow are born.
As the largest TECHNOLOGY BUSINESS COMMUNITY in the region, it’s a place where innovators and entrepreneurs work, connect and share their vision for a bold new tomorrow.
DIC provides a knowledge economy ecosystem designed to support the business development of information and communications technology (ICT) companies. It is the Middle East's biggest ICT infrastructure, built inside a free trade zone.
Dubai Internet City, a member of Dubai Holding subsidiary TECOM Investments, was founded in October 1999, and it opened its doors in October 2000. Dubai Internet City is the Middle East and North Africa's largest information and communications technology hub. Dubai Internet City (DIC) has been created and designed to support information and communications technology (ICT) companies, standing out as the biggest ICT infrastructure built inside a free zone.
Dubai Internet City (DIC), a forerunner in carrying forward Dubai's vision of transitioning into a knowledge-based economy, has successfully developed an ecosystem for technology organizations.
DIC is home to the most prestigious global ICT giants, including Microsoft, Oracle, HP, IBM, Dell, Siemens, Canon, Logica, Sony Ericsson, Schlumberger and Cisco, as well as many small and medium enterprises and entrepreneurial ventures. Companies from various sectors: software development, business services, ecommerce, consultancy and sales and marketing are benefitting from various cost-effective solutions through Firststeps@dic, a facility that enables companies to conduct feasibility studies, evaluate future potential and scout for new business or collaborative ventures and work alongside existing and future enterprises operating within DIC without making a large initial investment.
Dubai Internet City business benefits:
No personal, income and corporate taxes (50-year exemption)
100 per cent foreign ownership
Full repatriation of profits
Metro Ethernet environment
Dynamic international community
Market development opportunities
World class communications infrastructure on new innovative technologies
Digital voice and high-speed data services offered at competitive rates
Commercial offices, Business Centers (Executive Desk and Executive Office) and Conference Facilities
Legal entities inside Dubai Internet City:
Free Zone Limited Liability Company (FZ-LLC)
Branch of a Foreign Company, where the applicant is a foreign registered corporate person
Branch of a UAE Company, where the applicant is a UAE registered corporate person
Business Infrastructure in Dubai Internet City:
Business Centers with Executive Desk and Executive Office
Amenities – Star Hotels, Fitness Facilities, Dining and Retail, Banking & ATM, Medical, Security and Public Safety