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Etisalat is the UAE’s leading telecommunications operator and one of the largest corporations in the GCC. Headquartered in Abu Dhabi, UAE, Etisalat serves 11 million customers in the UAE.
Etisalat operates in 19 countries across Asia, the Middle East and Africa, servicing 169 million customers.
In the UAE, Etisalat has the world’s most extensive fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) network and the widest coverage of 3G and 4G mobile technologies.
Etisalat’s Carrier & Wholesale Services Division (C&WS) is dedicated to delivering a comprehensive portfolio of high quality wholesale services, extending the reach of mobile operators, carriers and ISP’s globally.
Etisalat launched the region’s first Mobile Operator Exchange (IPX) – SmartHub – in 2012, the largest capacity, content, Internet, messaging and data hub in the Middle East. Etisalat’s upcoming SmartHub IX (Internet Exchange) in Fujairah, UAE, will further extend the reach of SmartHub content and already connects major regional networks from Middle East and Africa as well as renowned ‘Content Delivery Networks’.
Etisalat’s most extensive international network, with direct links to over 103 destinations and an international mobile network that reaches over 723 destinations also support its success.