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UAE’s Etisalat marks a 7% increase in YoY profit

Emirates Telecommunications Group Company Etisalat marked on Thursday a 3.9 percent year-over-year increase in its first-quarter net profit following federal royalties to $1.28 billion, leading to a net profit margin of 18 percent, the company reported on Monday. In the UAE, the subscriber-based telecom company reached 12.1 million fixed and mobile subscribers in its domestic […]

UAE’s Etisalat joins Ericsson startup 5G program

UAE-based telco Etisalat partnered up on Wednesday with Swedish telecoms vendor Ericsson through a global 5G program that is designed to help communications service providers (CSPs) accelerate 5G commercialization and monetization.  Ericsson’s program seeks to foster innovation around 5G technologies between startups and Etisalat to mutually create new business opportunities in the market.  Through this collaboration, Etisalat will receive a list of companies that develop services, devices, and applications […]

UAE’s Etisalat announces plans to develop 6G technology

UAE-based telecoms provider Etisalat announced on Thursday that it has started developing and looking 6G via conducting research, developing international standards, and R&D, the company said during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Haitham Abdulazzak, Chief Technology Officer, Etisalat shared these insights during his address at the session titled “Setting the roadmap to 6G” at […]

STC, Etisalat most valuable telecom brands in MEA, report says

UAE’s Etisalat and Saudi Arabia’s Saudi Telecom (STC) have topped the list of the most valuable telecom brands in the MEA region, just weeks following STC’s highest-ever annual revenue for the past decade. According to Brand Finance Telecoms 150 2021 report, STC’s brand value increased 14 percent to $9.2 billion, jumping five places to 13th […]

Delivering food via Etisalat’s Smiles app

Etisalat recently launched its own food delivery platform through its Smiles app, adding to the many market options for getting takeaway. More than 2,500 restaurants are already delivering through the app, on which users can also get discounts on dishes that are exclusive to the service. A lifestyle engagement program, Smiles app gives Etisalat customers […]

UAE’s Etisalat wins fastest mobile network operator award

UAE-based mobile operator Etisalat has been recognized to be the fastest mobile network operator in the world for 2020, according to Ookla, a global leader in fixed broadband and mobile network testing applications, data, and analysis. The telco has achieved download speeds of 115.89 Mbps and an overall ranking in the ‘Speed Score’ at 98.78 […]

Telecom operators STC & Etisalat rank top of the brands

Telecom operators STC and Etisalat have respectively topped a ranking of the Saudi Arabian and Emirati brands, according to a newly released report by WPP, one of the world’s biggest advertising company. The report, which was done by WPP’s data management division Kantar, highlighted that the telecommunications sector contributed to 70 percent, $35 billion, of […]

Etisalat Misr launches Etisalat TV, a new streaming platform

Etisalat TV, is a modern and state of the art app, which allows viewers to watch both English and Arabic movies, series, and Ramadan specials, across smart devices, anywhere, anytime. Etisalat TV has been launched in conjunction with E-Vision, a subsidiary of Etisalat Group, who recently announced their strategic partnership with Etisalat Misr, who facilitated […]

Etisalat introduce Business Edge, a platform aimed at SMBs

In an ambitious move, Etisalat have recently announced the launch and deployment of their new platform Business Edge. Etisalat claim that, Business Edge is an extensive and robust solution that offers a vast range of services, that directly target Small and Medium business (SMB) customers. The collaboration and communication from Business Edge enables SMBs to […]