Etisalat is the UAE’s leading telecommunications operator and one of the largest corporations in the GCC. Headquartered in Abu Dhabi, UAE, Etisalat serves 11.6 million residential customers and over 300,000 large, medium and small enterprise and government customers in the UAE. As well as establishing several “firsts” over the past four decades, Etisalat has deployed many innovative technologies and services to remain at the leading edge of customer experience.
Etisalat understands the need to continue its investments in building the networks of the future because its positive effects filter down to the rest of the economy. Today, the UAE boasts of an excellent telecoms ecosystem, capable of driving successes across industries and sectors.
Etisalat currently has the widest coverage of 3G and 4G mobile technologies in the country. The telco has established an extensive Fiber-To-The-Home (FTTH) network covering 86.4 percent of the UAE’s populated area, making the UAE rank as one of the most fibre-connected countries in the world. Etisalat’s FTTH network enables an ultrafast residential Internet network speed of up to 500 Mbps. In 2011, Etisalat rolled out the UAE’s first and currently the region’s widest 4G+ LTE network, providing mobile broadband speeds of up to 300Mbps and covering nearly 93 percent of the country’s populated area. The company has an extensive network of more than 735 international networks in over 200 countries.
As the UAE roars ahead to achieve its “smart” vision, Etisalat is strategically transforming into a leading integrated digital services provider. In support of the UAE’s goal to create smarter cities, Etisalat UAE has brought smarter services into every aspect of its offering – for individuals as well as small, medium and large businesses.
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