Tag Archives: Etisalat

Ethiopia receives 12 bids for two telco licenses

Ethiopias communications regulator announced that it has received twelve bids for the two telecom licenses it intends to grant to multinational mobile companies, breaking the state monopoly. Th regulator stated that nine bidders are telecom operators and two non-telecom operators, and one submission was incomplete. Bidders consist of Etisalat, Axian, MTN, Orange, Saudi Telecom Company, [...]

Etisalat Misr launched new OTT video streaming app in MENA

E-Vision, a subsidiary of Etisalat Group, has announced its strategic partnership with Egyptian operator Etisalat Misr to launch Etisalat TV. Etisalat TV is an OTT video streaming app that allows Etisalat Misrs customers to watch English and Arabic movies while enjoying English movies with Arabic subtitles across smart devices anywhere and anytime. The app can [...]

Etisalat launches new OTT services in UAE

Etisalat has launched a brand-new OTT service called SwitchTV in the UAE. The app which is available via Apple App Store, Google Play or the new Huawei App Gallery, is available to all UAE residents, irrespective of their mobile carrier or home internet service. As an introductory offer, subscribers can access SwitchTV as data-free streaming [...]

Etisalat brings 5G to Dubai metro

Etisalat has claimed Dubai’s metro station was the first 5G-compatible metro in the Middle East and North Africa region. Metro users can expect speeds of more than 1 Gbps and faster response time with less than a millisecond latency, the operator said. 20 times faster than 4G and with ultra-low latency, 5G technology allows users [...]

Special packages offered via Etisalat and du telecom in UAE

UAE telecom companies have announced special packages including mobile data, TV, telephone, internet and even video calls.  In order for customer to receive the above, Etisalat’s eLife Family value TV pack, Internet and telephone, they will have to visit nearby business center. The same applies to home telephone and internet packages.  Etisalat offers free subscription [...]

Etisalat rolls out new roaming service in UAE

Etisalat has recently introduced Roam Like Home (RLH) services that allow Freedom postpaid subscribers the opportunity to enjoy local allowances while travelling outside the country. With Etisalat’s new roaming options, subscribers can relish a seamless roaming experience. Freedom postpaid subscribers can choose from Data only at 27.23 USD (Dh100), Voice only at 54.45 USD (Dh200), and [...]

Etisalat provided 5G coverage in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi’s new international airport, the Midfield Terminal Building (MTB), will become the first airport terminal in Middle East to benefit from 5G. The deployment is based on C-Band, delivering gigabit per second download speeds. This achievement has been enabled by collaboration between Etisalat and Abu Dhabi Airports to deliver the 5G network at the [...]

Etisalat rolls out UAE’s first cloud gaming service

Etisalat has introduced the UAE’s first cloud gaming service offering high-definition (1080P) cloud-based games straight to TVs on its eLife set-top box. The new eLife TV service allows gamers of all ages to play the latest and most popular games without having a separate game console. The Chief Consumer Officer of Etisalat, Khaled Elkhouly, expressed, We [...]