Etihad Etisalat Co. profile and corporate video
Etihad Etisalat Co. engages in the provision of mobile phone and internet services. It establish and operate mobile wireless telecommunication and fiber optics networks. The company also install and operate telephone networks, terminals, and communication unit systems in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. It operates through the following business divisions: Personal, Business, and Carriers. The company was founded on August 10, 2004 and is headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.“
The awarded 25-Year telecommunication mobile license was complemented by a subsequent purchase of a 3G license. Mobily is the 1st Saudi communications company to get an operation license for 3rd generation services and beyond. In December 2004, Mobily was listed on Tadawul Stock Exchange. Today, Mobily equates to 40%+ market share of the mobile subscriptions in the Kingdom. In March 2008, Mobily was granted approval by CITC (Communication and Information Technology Commission) to acquire Bayanat al-Oula which was a licensed Data Service Provider for a price of SAR 1.5 Billion. And, in November 2008, Mobily acquired absolute majority stakes in Zajil, the leading Saudi ISP (Internet Service Provider).
Mobily owns vast majority shares in the Saudi National Fiber Network (SNFN) composed with 12,800 KM of structured fiber cable, panned into 7 fully protected rings covering 35 Saudi cities plus access to 60 major hub sites for telecommunications prime points of presence, and complimented with 20 inter-metropolis fiber loops in major Saudi cities. Furthermore, Mobily is a lead investor in prime global submarine cable projects that are expected to be operational in the near future.
*Information from Forbes.com and Mobily.com.sa
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