UAE telecoms

du reports a 7.9% increase in net profits for Q1,2018
One-off reversal related to regulatory costs positively impacted company profitability and EBITDA and net profit after royalty increased by 18.2% and 40.5% respectively in Q1 2018
New plan targets smartphone users who want to upgrade from prepaid without the worry of overspending have a solution that gives them a fixed monthly bill and the flexibility to recharge for additional usage.
Etisalat launches Saudi unlimited pack with high voice and data allowances
Operator offers a new roaming pack to both prepaid and postpaid customers travelling to Saudi Arabia. Fair usage policies apply to this plan to ensure superior service levels to customers with normal usage behaviour.
du enhances roaming data bundles
Operator offers several choices from 2.5 GB for a week for AED 200, to 500 MB per day for AED 35 and 6GB for a month for AED 500
VIDEO- du looks up to the B2B segment as the next frontier
Hany Aly, Executive Vice President, Enterprise Business, du on how the operator is poised to create the next big success story in the enterprise space with its novel business model
Gearing for the next generation
The 5G network race has picked up further momentum with the first 5G NR standard reaching completion. Experts brainstorm on the road ahead- possibilities and problem areas
Etisalat's AGM approves 2017 dividends of 80 fils per share
H.E. Eissa Al-Suwaidi and H.E. Eissa Abdul Fattah Kazim have been appointed as chairman and vice president of Etisalat Group respectively
Etisalat to improve in-home connectivity with launch of HomeZone
The home WiFi service creates a strong, reliable signal to help eliminate dead spots. Customers have the flexibility of adding extra rooms, at any time, for a monthly charge of AED29 per room.
Etisalat launches Play-on-demand service for video streaming at 5  fils per minute
The plan gives users more freedom to enjoy their favourite content on the go. In the new offer, subscribers can break free from their mobile data limits and pay by the minute for streaming videos.
Etisalat UAE reports a 5% increase in net profit for 2017
Aggregate subscriber base reached 142 million, representing a year over year increase of 1% while the subscriber base in UAE grew to 12.6 million subscribers in Q4, 2017 representing a growth of 3%.