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Etisalat is a leading telecommunications corporation catering to consumers, businesses, international telecommunication companies, ISPs, content providers and mobile operators.

Headquartered in Abu Dhabi, UAE, Etisalat is the largest operator in the Middle East and Africa regions with a market value in excess of AED 80 billion (US$20 billion) and annual revenues of approximately AED 30 billion (US$8 billion). Etisalat has one of the highest credit ratings for a telecommunications corporation in America, The Middle East and Africa and is the second highest rated telecom company globally on the Fitch rating scale and fourth highest on S&P and Moodys’ rating.

Etisalat operates in 18 countries across Asia, the Middle East and Africa, a coverage area which reaches more than two billion people. To date, the group’s global subscriber base exceeds over 140 million subscribers through mobile and fixed line voice and data services.

In December 2010, Etisalat UAE received the CommsMEA awards for ‘Overall Operator of the Year’ and ‘ISP of the Year’. Etisalat Group received awards of ‘Best African Operator’ for Etisalat Misr (Egypt), while Mobily (Etihad Etisalat) won 'Middle East Operator of the Year'.

Etisalat UAE is pioneering the launch of the first commercial 4G service on its nation-wide LTE network and promises to deliver a compelling mobile broadband experience to customers.

Etisalat is an innovative pacesetter which has powered the UAE to be one of the top 10 nations in the world in terms of the availability of new technologies, through its support and strategic vision of a number of government initiatives.

Through the launch of innovative new technologies and its regional growth strategy, Etisalat strives to be amongst the top 10 telecom operators in the world.

Through Etisalat’s major investment in Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a leading international mobile satellite service provider, the corporation’s connectivity coverage reaches the majority of the entire planet.

The corporation offers a variety of hi-tech complimentary services to the telecommunications industry including managerial and technical training, SIM card manufacturing, payment solutions, clearing house services, peering, voice and data transit, and submarine and land cable services.