Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Double “More” Reward Points for Online Services’ users

Pay your bills online without leaving the comfort of your seat, and be rewarded with double “More” Reward Points. For the next 3 months (until 22nd November) if you pay your Postpaid bill online, or recharge your Wasel account you will receive double “More” Reward Points , which means 2 points for every AED1 spent.

Members can redeem their reward points for Etisalat’s services, Etihad Guest Miles or at a host of partner outlets.

For more information see or call 80077666. To get involved simply register at and pay at a click of a button.

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

99fils per minute calls to Pakistan

With the recent catastrophe we know you want to talk to your friends and family in Pakistan. Also, those of us without immediate worries about the safety of loved ones will want to contribute to flood relief organizations in the region.

Wasel subscribers can get 99fils per minute calls to Pakistan and the rest of the subcontinent until September 19th. Calls are just 99fils per minute during extended off peak hours of 5 pm to 9 am every day and all day on Fridays. Wasel prepaid customers can simply send SMS ‘e 99’ to 1010 in order to subscribe to the service with no monthly charges. Other national and international calls will not be affected. For more information call 80077666 or visit

If you prefer to contribute to flood relief efforts via a trusted UAE-based organisation @Hamasaaat recently sent us this from the UAE Red Crescent. You can also visit their website or call them for free on 800-RED (733).

Monday, August 9, 2010

Getting closer to you

Today, we opened our first dedicated outlet at the Dubai Sillicon Oasis, offering priority based services to our Freezone customers. Dubai Sillicon Oasis is the region’s leading technology hub and is considered one of the world’s leading centers of advanced electronic innovation.

Operational from 09:00hrs to 17:00hrs, Sunday to Thursday, the new Etisalat outlet will benefit all companies operating at the Freezone employing more than 2,500 people. This is the beginning of a partnership between Etisalat and DSOA aimed at delivering enhanced ICT services for tenants at the Freezone and direct access to Etisalat services.

Present at the inauguration were Shahla Abdul Razek, Deputy CEO of Dubai Sillicon Oasis Authority (DSOA) and Mustafa Al Shareef, Senior Vice President Sales – Etisalat, as well as many others.

Sunday, August 8, 2010

Etisalat’s F1x3 is back and looking for passengers!

A great opportunity to experience the speed, adrenaline rush and excitement of live racing in an F1x3 car - just text 'F1X3' to 1110 to enter

For the second year we are offering motorsport fans a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to win a live racing experience. Etisalat's unique promotion for speed enthusiasts, gives you the chance to race in the superfast Etisalat F1x3 car. This is an original racing car with three seats specially designed to provide the ultimate racing experience on the track.

With the Formula 1 season underway and the second Abu Dhabi Grand Prix getting closer lucky customers get the chance to race in the specially designed F1x3 car during October with a professional race driver.

To enter the draw to win simply text the message 'F1X3' to 1110, to get one draw entry and one week race alerts for free. You can also call 800 PROMO for more information on the promotion.

Etisalat has bought exclusive rights, to the F1x3 car specially designed to accommodate a driver and two passengers at a time. The car specifications are similar to a real racing car, including the engine capacity, acceleration, maximum speed as well as the look and feel.

The car is capable of hitting speeds of over 300 km/hr and accelerates from 0 to 200 in 4.8 seconds. It will be on display to all motor enthusiasts at malls in the Emirates of Dubai and Abu Dhabi during October. Sports fans can also get a first hand feel of the F1x3 cars at Gitex Shopper 2010 from 16 to 23 October.

The race features a completely controlled and safe drive by professionals experienced in international championships, enabling them to hit extraordinary speeds in the safest way possible. Passengers will be equipped with FIA homologated overalls, boots, gloves and helmet and medical units will be operational at the track.

To be eligible for entry you must not exceed 1.9 meters or 100kgs. If you are deemed to be below the age limit you will be required to submit a parental authorization and will need to be accompanied by a parent or a legal tutor. Winners must provide name and passport details to verify your entry.