Etisalat slashes international calling costs

Oversees calls to key markets now start from 30 fils per minute
Etisalat launches new international offer, Packages


Etisalat has launched a new Wasel prepaid offer, with international calling rates from 30 fils per minute. The new offer lets Wasel mobile customers make voice calls to 190 countries.

As per the new tariffs, Wasel prepaid mobile customers calling India, Bangladesh and China will be charged at 30 fils per minute for a limited period, instead of 48 fils per minute.

Under the new International calling offer, customers calling Egypt, Pakistan, Nepal, Indonesia, Afghanistan and Sri Lanka will be charged at 60 fils per minute, while calls made to Nigeria, the Philippines, Palestine, Jordan and Syria will be charged at a fixed rate of 90 fils per minute. Customers calling 44 countries including Lebanon, GCC, USA, UK and Sudan enjoy AED1.2 per minute, and calls made to 131 other countries enjoy a rate of AED1.8 per minute.

Khaled El Khouly, chief marketing officer at Etisalat, said: “We are delighted to bring the new International calling offer for our Wasel prepaid mobile customers, allowing them to talk to their family and friends back home for a longer duration at highly discounted rates. Importantly, it adds to their overall experience of better call quality and mobile coverage in the UAE.”

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