tisalat is the leading telecommunications companies in the Middle East and Africa, headquartered in the UAE. Etisalat is a comprehensive telecommunications provider offering a one-stop shop for mobile and fixed-line voice and data services to individuals, enterprises and international telecommunications companies, ISPs, content providers and mobile operators.

Etisalat has a reputation for launching the right service to the right audience at the right market at the right time. This has been seen time and again, with the introduction of mobile, GSM, Internet, NGN fixed and mobile broadband services into the Middle East, Asia and Africa. Etisalat is an innovative pace setter that has powered the UAE to be one of the top 10 nations in the world in terms of the availability of new technologies. Etisalat UAE’s customer base exceeded 9 million as of Q3, 2012.

Etisalat is also the major hub in the Middle East, for Internet, voice, mobile broadband, broadcast, roaming and corporate data services, with an extensive regional and intercontinental network. It is the largest carrier of international voice traffic in the Middle East and Africa and the 12th largest voice carrier in the world. Etisalat is the largest comprehensive provider of carrier and wholesale services in the region with Points of Presence (PoP) in New York, London, Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Paris and Singapore providing a truly global reach. Etisalat has 620 roaming agreements connecting 185 countries enabling BlackBerry, 3G and voice roaming.

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Etisalat Nigeria

E mergingMarkets Telecommunication Services (EMTS), trading as Etisalat Nigeria, is a Nigerian company duly incorporated under the laws of Nigeria in partnershipwith Mubadala Development Company and Etisalat UAE.

Etisalat Nigeria began commercial operations on 23 October 2008. On September 26, 2011, Etisalat launched its 3.75G HSPA+ network in Nigeria. The 3.75G HPSA+ network will enable Nigerians enjoy super fast broadband services for both personal and business needs.

EtisalatNigeria currently serves a growing subscriber base of over 10 million subscribers and consistently demonstrates its core values of optimism, simplicity and caring – for which it has become known in other markets to the Nigerian people as it offers them world-class telecommunications services. It is investing heavily in the Nigerian economy as well as in its own human resources. From day-one of its operations in Nigeria, it has put in place various skills acquisition and training programs to enable its people offer outstanding and quality services to Nigerians.

Etisalat is also committed to taking its place amongst leading corporate citizens in Nigeria by making wide-impact and sustainable social investments. Etisalat believes that apart from offering a solid platform of technological innovation, sustainable investment is the bedrock of stellar growth and economic stability.

Etisalat has received several awards and endorsements for its quality and innovative services. Some of these include – Nigeria’s best network based on quality of service indices measured by the Nigerian Communications Commission, a pronouncement made barely six months of operations in Nigeria, Brand of theYear award, Fastest Growing GSM Company of the Year, Best Marketing Company, Most Innovative Corporate Social Responsibility Company, Friendliest TariffMobile Operator, Best Telecoms Customer Service and Most Innovative Mobile Operator among others.

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