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Revealed: Here are the Middle East’s most valuable brands

The ranking revealed that Saudi’s Aramco retained its status as the most ‘valuable’ Middle Eastern brand in global ranking, followed by ADNOC and stc

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Dubai: e& enterprise partners with Fils to introduce carbon offsets

This initiative aligns with e& enterprise’s commitment to promoting green business models

Take a look: e& unveils recycled ‘green’ SIM cards

Telecoms operator e& has unveiled its eco-friendly, recycled SIM cards which will be available during the COP28 summit in Dubai later this month.


ADDED, e& enterprise to support transition to Industry 4.0, sustainability

The primary objective is to enhance the digital evolution within Abu Dhabi’s manufacturing industry

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UAE’s e& money launches prepaid card with cash rewards

Customers are instantly issued a 16-digit Mastercard branded e& money card, ready to be used for payments and ATM access

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UAE’s e& eyes further expansion, acquires Czech PPF Group’s telecom assets

Once the transaction is closed, e& will fully consolidate the acquired assets under the e& international vertical

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Etisalat by e& launches ‘Apps 360’ to digitally empower businesses

The app-building solution is offered in partnership with Builder.ai, an AI-powered software development platform


UAE’s e& enterprise to acquire majority stake in Beehive

Beehive leads the crowdfunding platform space in the UAE, with operations in Saudi Arabia and Oman

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UAE’s e& reports consolidated revenue of Dhs13bn in Q1 2023

In the UAE, etisalat by e& recorded 13.9 million subscribers an increase of 6 per cent compared to the same period last year

UAE's e& reports 7.4% rise in consolidated net profit for 2022

UAE’s e& posts 7.4% rise in consolidated net profit for 2022

The group’s aggregate subscribers reached 163 million last year, increasing 2.5 per cent over 159 million in 2021

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UAE’s e& raises stake to 14% in Vodafone

The telecom operator, which initially acquired a 9.8 per cent stake in Vodafone for $4.4bn in May 2022, said its investment rationale remains unchanged


Etisalat by e& partners with ADGM to digitally enable startups and businesses

The proposition is an all-in-one solution designed to ensure complete business mobility by equipping each employee to work remotely or in a hybrid work environment

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UAE’s e& commits to net-zero operations by 2030

The company will accelerate the de-carbonisation of activities while focusing on mobile network modernisation with the deployment of the latest generation of energy-efficient radio equipment


Telecom industry’s value creation blueprint for the future

Telcos are already speeding the digitisation journey with new products and solutions developed on their own or through public-private partnerships

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UAE telco e& sees net profit rise 1.9% to Dhs2.5bn for Q3 2022

The number of etisalat by e& subscribers in the UAE reached 13.3 million in Q3 2022, representing an increase of 11 per cent over the same period last year

e& partners with Ericsson to build sustainable networks in UAE

The expansion will help etisalat by e& evolve its radio access network

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Batelco partners with Carrier & Wholesale Services by e& to extend reach

Through the partnership, e&’s SmartHub ecosystem of interconnected communities will provide Batelco’s business customers with seamless reachability to Eastern destinations such as Pakistan and India

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UAE’s e& enterprise completes acquisition of Smartworld

Smartworld is now rebranded to e& enterprise IoT and AI

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Gitex Global 2022: UAE telecom giant e& enters the metaverse

Developed in partnership with HTC, the manufacturer of virtual reality and mobile devices, e& universe will be hosted virtually on Mars

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ADIB joins e& enterprise blockchain platform UAE Trade Connect

ADIB will use the UAE Trade Connect platform to detect fraud and dubious transactions in the trade finance area

e& signs multi-year strategic collaboration with Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

The company will work closely with Abu Dhabi Motorsports Management and Formula 1 to drive consumer engagement with digital experiences

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UAE’s e& reports consolidated net profit of Dhs4.9bn for H1 2022

The number of etisalat by e& subscribers in the UAE reached 13.3 million in H1 2022, a 10 per cent year-on-year rise


UAE telco e& rebrands eWallet to transform fintech space

UAE citizens, residents, and businesses will benefit from e& money through an enhanced customer experience

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Etisalat by e& launches ‘GoChat Messenger’ for voice and video calling

The all-in-one free app offers unique features such as local and international money transfers, news, games and home services

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Etisalat UAE, Huawei Technologies partner to launch telecom network slicing service

The slicing architecture is more advanced in 5G private networks, enabling fast rollout, flexible resource isolation and adapting different kinds of enterprise requests that benefits both operators and customers

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UAE’s e& launches region’s first telco NFT collection

The telecom company aims to strengthen blockchain legacy in the Middle East by unlocking maximum metaverse potential

UAE telecom firm e& pays $4.4bn for 9.8% of Vodafone

Vodafone oversees a sprawling portfolio across more than 20 countries serving over 300 million wireless customers

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UAE’s e& reports net profit of Dhs2.4bn in Q1 2022

First quarter consolidated revenues grew by 0.8 per cent to Dhs13.3bn, with the consolidated net profit rising by 3.6 per cent year-over year

UAE’s e& approves dividend of 40 fils per share for H2 2021

This has brought the total annual dividend to Dhs0.8 per share

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UAE’s e& partners with Meta to drive innovation

The companies will work together on use cases that integrate with the latest Meta products and solutions