The Department of Economic Development (DED) in Dubai has confiscated over 400 BeoutQ decoders in its latest cracdown on shops and retail outlets selling encrypted receivers that illegally broadcast media content.
The DED said the campaign was initiated to prevent the circulation of these devices in accordance with the laws and regulations of the UAE.
As part of the campaign, DED raided a shop in Dubai that was violating the law, took the necessary punitive action and confiscated 416 BeoutQ devices.
The DED reiterated the importance of adhering to the laws that prevent the circulation of illegal devices, which protect the community from commercial fraud.
BeoutQ, whcih has been broadcasting the 2018 FIFA World Cup, Formula One and Wimbeldon, is backed by Colombian, Cuban and Middle Eastern investors.
On its website, BeoutQ says it is "a partnership between a Colombian company and a Cuban company, operating according to the laws of the two countries which consider its work 100 percent legal."For all the latest retail news from the UAE and Gulf countries, follow us on Twitter and Linkedin, like us on Facebook and subscribe to our YouTube page, which is updated daily.
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