The largest state-owned telecom operator in the region, it remains upbeat despite the current financial crisis. It even has plans to expand further across the world.
November 11, 2008 6:28 by kippreport
In spite of competition (though just one!), Etisalat remains the market leader in the telecom industry. The company had 7.05 million mobile phone subscribers at the end of the third quarter this year, and claims that its internet and broadband penetration in the country exceeds 60 percent.
It is also rapidly expanding; it has roaming agreements with over 400 operators around the world and operates across 16 markets. It has investments in Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Afghanistan, Indonesia and Pakistan and 10 African markets including Nigeria, Sudan, Zanzibar and West Africa.