“Market Cap $25.83 B As of May 2014

At a Glance

  • Industry: Telecommunications services
  • Founded: 1976
  • Country: United Arab Emirates
  • CEO: Ahmad Abdulkarim Julfar
  • Website: www.etisalat.co.ae
  • Employees: 10,000
  • Sales: $10.58 B
  • Headquarters: Abu Dhabi

Forbes Lists

#458 Global 2000

  • #920 in Sales
  • #342 in Profit
  • #917 in Assets
  • #428 in Market value

Emirates Telecommunications Corp. provides telecommunication services, media and related equipment including the provision of related contracting and consultancy services to international telecommunications companies and consortia. If offers a one-stop shop for mobile and fixed line voice and data services to individuals, enterprises and international telecommunications companies, ISPs, content providers and mobile operators. It also offers a variety of hi-tech complimentary services to the telecommunications industry including managerial and technical training, SIM card manufacturing, payment solutions, clearing house services, peering, voice and data transit, and submarine and land cable services. The company was founded on August 1, 1976 and is headquartered in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

“Etisalat History

Our tradition of service and innovation

Etisalat has served the telecommunications need of individuals and businesses in the UAE and Gulf Region since 1976. Over that time, we have built a modern telecom infrastructure, established ourselves as a technology leader, and continued to expand our reach not only in through innovative services for our UAE customer base but through our ever growing international markets.”

*Information from Forbes.com and Etisalat.co.ae

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