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Power Letters 2023: Hatem Dowidar, group CEO, e&

We envision e&’s transformation as a long-term journey with accelerated growth, as we progress across all our business verticals

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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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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

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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

UAE’s e& offers to boost stake in Mobily in $2.12bn deal

E& offered SAR47 a share for a higher stake in Mobily, a 22.2 per cent premium to its Tuesday’s closing price

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UAE telecom major Etisalat Group rebrands as e&

e& has also announced the establishment of its consumer digital and enterprise digital business units

UAE’s ADQ, Alpha Dhabi, Etisalat and FAB to launch next-gen banking platform

Wio will offer customers in the UAE a fully digital banking choice with tailored products and services to meet their lifestyles and needs

Abu Dhabi’s ADNOC fastest growing oil and gas brand globally

Etisalat was also named the strongest telecom brand globally

Abu Dhabi ramps up government cybersecurity with new strategy

The Abu Dhabi Digital Authority partnered with Etisalat and Trend Micro to roll out an initiative called Cyber Eye

Etisalat to launch 5G enterprise multi-access edge computing in collaboration with Microsoft

Etisalat deploys Microsoft Azure Stack Edge to offer 5G, IoT and AI applications at the enterprise customer premise

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UAE telecoms operator du urges mobile users to upgrade devices as 2G shutdown approaches

The 2G network (GSM) in the UAE will be gradually shut down in phases and discontinued by the end of 2022

Etisalat appoints new CEO for UAE operations

Masood M Sharif Mahmood has been appointed to the newly created role

Etisalat to support 2G switch off by 2022

The 2G network switchoff is aimed at keeping pace with the rapid and continuous developments of the telecommunications sector

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Etisalat unveils a suite of collaboration solutions in UAE

Businesses to achieve higher productivity and workforce efficiency

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UAE telco Etisalat announces 6G plans

According to experts, 6G will bring about much faster data speed as well as lower latency and higher reliability than 5G

Etisalat to support Abu Dhabi’s small and medium businesses’ in digital quest

The UAE’s SMB sector represents more than 94 percent of the total number of companies operating across the country

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Etisalat, du to rely more heavily on UAE credit rating score for new postpaid customers

With the addition of Etisalat and du’s data, AECB’s customer information database stands at 9 million individuals and 600,000 companies

UAE operators Etisalat, du raise foreign ownership to 49%

Etisalat first opened up to foreign ownership in 2015

UAE telecoms du and Etisalat partner with Emaar Properties to provide services to local communities

Customers will be able to choose a retail telecom operator of their choice

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UAE’s Etisalat recognised as world’s fastest mobile network

Previously, Etisalat won the Speedtest Awards for fastest mobile network worldwide in Q1-Q2 and Q2-Q3 2020

UAE telco Etisalat reports 6% rise in net profit for Q3 2020

Etisalat’s consolidated revenue for Q3 2020 amounted to Dhs13bn

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UAE telecom subscribers pegged at 21.808 million at the end of August

Pre-paid mobile phone subscriptions totalled 13.107 million, while post-paid mobile phone subscriptions stood at 3.578 million at the end of August

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UAE’s Etisalat to offer iPhone 12 pre-orders from Oct 16

The latest generation of iPhones were launched by Apple earlier this week

UAE telecom regulator RTA allocates new 5G frequencies

Frequencies in the 24.25 – 27.5 GHz range allows UAE operators expand 5G services

Etisalat’s eWallet expands into utility bill payments

eWallet is offering a Dhs5 cashback for eligible transactions of Dhs50

Virgin Mobile UAE launches reward programme for customers

Accumulated points are converted monthly upon plan renewal and added to the Virgin Mobile in-app wallet

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The OPPO Find X2 Pro 5G is coming to the UAE market

It will be launched in partnership with Etisalat on June 18