Dubai Internet City (DIC) - Marlborough Gulf
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Dubai Internet City (DIC)

Dubai Internet City (DIC)


As part of our extensive corporate free zone services, we advise our clients the right avenue to structure their businesses. We work closely with all the Free Zones in the UAE and choose the right one that fits your needs.

Dubai Internet City (DIC)

Dubai Internet City Free Zone was established in the year 2000 and since then has become the largest information and communications technology free zone jurisdiction in the MENA region. It is the chosen operations areas for a multitude of global communications companies, Fortune 500 companies and boasts brand names such as Facebook and LinkedIn.

The DIC Free Zone caters to companies no matter what the size, they provide options to promote a budding entrepreneur with their Hot Desk facility, to the ultra-modern communication infrastructure that satisfies even the biggest of multi nationals. The DIC is located near the Dubai Marina area.

Companies looking to set up in the DIC normally have the following background:

  • IT
  • Banking and Finance
  • Airline
  • Legal Services
  • Hospitality

The First Business centre is an excellent option for both new entrepreneurs looking to start up as well as companies looking to test the market without the need for heavy and binding overheads.

They offer economic options for small businesses that do not require multiple visas.

Key Benefits:

  • Metro Ethernet environment
  • Ultra high speed connections offered at affordable rates
  • 100 percent ownership
  • Tax exemption for 50 years
  • 100 % repatriation of income and profits

The DIC Free Zone is located in the ‘New Dubai’ area, right next to the marina, so it provides a feeling more geared towards an international IT Hub rather than a Free Zone. In and around the DIC you will find:

  • Restaurants
  • Concert Arena
  • Hotels
  • Universities and Colleges
  • Residential properties
  • Commercial Properties
  • Recreational Facilities and Outlets
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