Sunday, December 11, 2011

Another Etisalat Exclusive: iPhone 4S available for pre-order in the UAE

Our valued customers asked for it and we responded. The iPhone 4S will be available in the UAE through Etisalat starting December 16th. Now we know our customers are anxious to get their hands on this device, so starting December 11th you can easily pre-order your iPhone 4S through - you can even get it delivered to your own location for free!

Who can order: all prepaid and postpaid customers
Which iPhone 4S devices will be available: 16GB, 32GB, 64GB
Which colors of the iPhone 4S device will be available: White, Black

What are the prices
  • 16GB iPhone 4S is AED 2,749
  • 32GB iPhone 4S is AED 3,149
  • 64GB iPhone 4S is AED 3,549
*For the first three months customers will get a free 500BM / month, followed by a monthly AED 50 fee starting from the fourth month.

Anything additional you’re giving away?  Yes, in addition to the free 500 MB data offer for first three months, customers purchasing the device at an extra charge of AED 150 will also receive 10,000 ‘MORE’ reward points, equivalent to AED 100 talk time, a car charger and phone case. Customers will enjoy free shipping and delivery to their own location at their own convenience.

What kind of speed can I expect: iPhone 4S supports twice the download speed with HSDPA of up to 14.4 Mbps. Etisalat’s iPhone 4S customers will enjoy the Etisalat HSPA+ network and the widest 3G network covering over 99% of the country’s populated area.

How can I order: Log into

Read more about iPhone 4S here  

Sunday, October 9, 2011

We’re celebrating GITEX 2011 with an amazing technology prize draw

We have some of the latest mobile handsets to give away this week to lucky customers who enter our GITEX technology prize draw on Facebook or on Twitter.

Every day we will draw a name to give away the latest Samsung and Nokia handsets. You can enter by tweeting the contest hashtag #EtisalatGITEX to @EtisalatUAE  or by entering your name, email address and phone number on our Facebook GITEX page 

We will contact the winner each day to make sure that you will be at GITEX in Dubai one day this week.  You will be invited onto the main stage of the Etisalat stand to collect your prize.

Good luck – we’re looking forward to seeing the winners on the Etisalat stand at GITEX!

BlackBerry Bold 9900 for your prepaid or postpaid BlackBerry package

GITEX Technology week is a great time to get yourself a new handset to make the most of everything the mobile internet has to offer.  To celebrate GITEX 2011 we have discounted our most popular BlackBerry smartphone, the Bold 9900, by 50% for postpaid customers and created a great ‘6 months free’ offer for prepaid customers.

Postpaid customers beginning a new 12 month Basic or Premium BlackBerry package can buy the new Bold 9900 for just AED1,299.  Either package brings you a fast mobile connection of up to 7.2Mps with full access to BlackBerry Internet Services, including browsing, social sites, streaming media like Youtube, email and generous data allowances.

Prepaid customers who buy the new Bold 9900 get their first 6 months of their 12 month BlackBerry Basic package absolutely free.  This means 6 months of email, BlackBerry messaging, web browsing, social networking and you favourite media sites costs you nothing on your new, stylish Bold 9900.  For full details of our BlackBerry Basic package check our website here.

These BlackBerry offers are only available for 3 months from October 9, so don't wait if you want one!

Speed up your internet connection and get 5 month's discounted rental

5 months discounted rental, 50 free IDD minutes a month for the first 5 months and 5,000 MORE reward points.  

We’re celebrating the 5 days of GITEX technology week with a great offer to help you speed up your internet.

Whatever fixed line internet connection you are using right now you can upgrade to eLife 2P with 5 months of discounted rental.  If you are using a dial-up connection, Al Shamil or a slower eLife connection you can upgrade to eLife 2P 1MB, 4MB or 8MB and get a great deal with this offer.  When you upgrade you will receive free IDD minutes and 5,000 MORE reward points as well as 5 months discounted rental.

This offer is only valid for 3 months so act now to speed up your connection and enjoy all the news, media, games and social sites the internet has to offer.  Apply to upgrade your internet connection at any of our business centres and outlets, or call our customer care representatives at 101.

Full details of the complete range of eLife packages are here on our website.

Monday, September 26, 2011

Turn “I want” to “I have” with My Data Plan

Take advantage of UAE's fastest network with our new data packages including some fantastic benefits

Our new My Data Plan packages offer 4 great options for mobile broadband.

Including higher data allowance, unlimited overnight downloads, free USB modem and huge discounts on the latest tablets, high speed USB modems and wireless routers.

Amazing tablets discounted by over 50% with My Data Plan
With the My Data Plan Ultra package you can stay connected for work and play wherever you are using the latest Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 or the Motorola Xoom. These super portable tablets are just AED899 and AED699 when you subscribe to My Data Plan Ultra so you can enjoy the superfast Etisalat network on an amazing screen whether you are at home, at work, on the road or relaxing with family and friends.
Free USB modem to keep you connected on the move
If you need the extra flexibility of mobile broadband on your laptop you can chose one of our USB modems for free on any of our My Data Plan packages. You can even choose a high speed modem on the Extra and Ultra packages or Plus package on a 12 month contract for FREE.

Freedom to enjoy more games, movies, music, apps and the best of the web on the move
With the new data packages you can experience the ultimate in digital entertainment and communications wherever you are. Plus with Etisalat’s advanced 4G network soon to be available your My Data Plan will take you to a whole new level of rich, high quality content, downloaded and ready in an instant.

Unlimited downloads with My Data Plan Plus, Extra and Ultra packages
Customers who subscribe to My Data Plan Plus, Extra and Ultra packages can also use 3 hours of unlimited data from 12:00am to 3:00am every night. It does not matter how much data you use during these three hours because it will not be deducted from the allowance for your data package.

Club Ultra for our MyPlan Ultra customers
If you are also subscribed to MyPlan or My Business Plan Ultra your My Data Plan subscription will be discounted by AED100.

  • You will enjoy the discount as long as you are subscribed on both packages.
  • You will lose the discount if you cancel your MyPlan or My Business Plan Ultra Package
  • You can be subscribed to MyPlan or My Business Plan with or without contract but you will only be able to subscribe to My Data Plan without contract to enjoy the discount

No Data billing surprises with My Plan Data

Our new SMS data advisory service lets you know how much data you have used. You can also chose to enable soft and hard caps (data use limits) on your My Plan Data account so you never have to worry about an unexpected bill for extra (out of bundle) data.

How to Subscribe
To subscribe to My Data Plan Package, please visit your nearest Etisalat Business Center or outlet.  Full subscription details are listed on our website at

Is it 5 O'Clock yet?

Wasel Homeland Plan offers you unbeatable off-peak rates

Our Wasel Homeland Plan is now better than ever with per second and per minute billing to suit your needs. Its free to subscribe with great off-peak rates on Calls to India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Philippines. You pay less for calls so you can talk for longer - from as early as 5pm on weekdays and all day on Fridays and public holidays.

Subscribe to the service for free and choose from:
  • Per second billing to pay as little as 2 fils per second or
  • Per minute billing to pay as little as 99 fils per minute.

Get the Wasel Homeland Plan today and start calling home even earlier.

How to subscribe

  1. If you have unsubscribed from Wasel Homeland per second or per minute plans you can subscribe again at any time, but a charge of AED 10 will apply.
  2. If you are currently on Etisalat’s Super Off-Peak (SOP), Favourite Country (FCP), or Global Friends and Family (GFF) plans, your subscription will automatically get cancelled once you subscribe to the Wasel Homeland Plan.

Our new Wasel Homeland plan is just one more way Wasel gives you value you can trust. You can combine Wasel Homeland with our free credit offer for even better savings, and remember, if you use your Wasel service at least once every 3 months you will never have to renew your account.  Ever.

More details here on our website or talk with us on Twitter @EtisalatUAE . . . and look out for the 'Is it 5pm' ads on YouTube.

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Combine your bills with eBill and chose whether to receive them by email or by post

Want to speed up paying your bills? With Etisalat online Services you can do just that, and our new, improved process to set up eBill means it has never been easier!

Why eBill? It is more convenient for you to pay your bills online and it benefits the environment. With our new eBill service you can receive your bills online, direct to your email inbox, reducing paper wastage and ensuring you never miss a payment. This new initiative is in line with our environmental objectives, helping us to reduce our carbon footprint while improving services for you.

eBill also helps you combine your separate accounts into one single bill, making payments quicker and easier. For instance, you can combine your postpaid mobile bill with your eLife bill.

So, how to sign up to this time-saving system?  The online form is here.  Enter your mobile number. You will receive an SMS to your mobile with a unique ID which proves that the phone is yours. Enter the ID online to validate your service set-up and you are ready to go!

To find out more go to or chat with us on Twitter @etisalatUAE