Dubai Internet City provides a knowledge economy ecosystem designed to support the business development of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) companies. DIC houses global giants such as Microsoft, Cisco, IBM, HP, Siemens and Sun Microsystems to name a few, side by side with many Small and Medium size businesses in Software Development, Business Services, e-commerce, Consultancy, Sales and Marketing and Back Office Processing. Dubai Internet City (DIC) is located about 25 km south to downtown Dubai. It provides a strategic and cost effective platform for Information and Communication Technology companies that target emerging markets in the Middle East, Indian subcontinent, Africa and Central Asia.
Dubai Media City is a place where every kind of media business can operate with collective synergy, including media and marketing services, printing and publishing, music, film, new media, leisure and entertainment, broadcasting and information agencies. Dubai Media City has also set up Media Business Centres to promote talent and entrepreneurship in the region. These unique facilities are targeted at freelancers and independent media professionals. Freelancers find the Centres an ideal base for gaining visibility and building relationships with the media industry. Dubai Media City (DMC) is strategically located in Dubai at the crossroads of the Middle East, Africa and South Asia and has rapidly emerged as a global media hub.