Etisalat Offers New Postpaid Promotion

By on April 27, 2010
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Customers offered fancy numbers, 100 free minutes,100 local SMS and multiple discounts on national and international calls.


Press release:
Etisalat has once again launched a spectacular offer for its new Postpaid customers, allowing them to avail Etisalat’s postpaid service with discounted subscription fee, free local calls and SMS; and higher discounts on all local and international calls. In addition, all postpaid customers are eligible to get higher percentage discounts on Etisalat’s international price packages. They can also choose from any of the fancy phone numbers available to them.

Discounted subscription fee, free calls and SMS:

During the promotion period, Etisalat customers will enjoy a discounted rate of AED100, instead of AED 125 towards the subscription fee. They will be entitled to benefits including 100 free minutes, for local calls and 100 local SMS, distributed over 5 months.

The free local calls and SMS are valid for 30 days from the date they are granted and customers can easily check their balance of free minutes and SMS messages by simply dialing *121*3#

Fancy number without any additional fee:

As part of the attractive offer, customers can also select from a range of fancy phone numbers with the 050 prefix when they subscribe for the postpaid service. There is no extra charge, monthly commitment or any minimum monthly usage requirement on these connections.

Special discounts on International calls:

For international calling, the offer benefits customers, who subscribe to Super off-peak plan, with 60% discount than the current off-peak list price discounts on international calls made during the Super off-peak hours (11pm – 7am). Eg: Calling India during Super off-peak timings will be charged at AED 0.76 per minute only. During the off-peak time from (2pm-4pm and 9pm – 7am, Saturday-Thursday), and Fridays, customers will get 40% discount than the current off-peak list price Eg. Calling India will be charged at AED 1.13 per minute.

For customers subscribing to Etisalat’s Favorite Country Plan during the offer, all international calls (peak & off-peak) made to any one selected country of their preference, will be 35% lower than the current IDD rates under this plan.

Above all, postpaid customers can make local calls at the cheapest rate of just 24 fils per minute, within off-peak timings from 2pm – 4pm and from 12am to 7am every day & Fridays. From the second minute

Customers also stand to save more with higher usage per month – discounts of up to 15% on local calls and up to 20% on international calls, based on usage(*)

Commenting on the promotion, Khalifa Al Shamsi, Senior Vice President of Marketing at Etisalat, said: “This offer for our postpaid customers comes after multiple offers that have been recently rolled out for our Wasel prepaid customers. Today, we have introduced this distinguished promotion for our customers to join our postpaid service user-group, offering them significant reductions and special benefits. It gives them maximum value on postpaid subscription and also an opportunity to get a fancy number for themselves.”

In parallel, Etisalat is also running a first-of-its-kind mobile broadband offer where customers, existing and new, can enjoy unlimited Internet connectivity on-the-move by subscribing to an unlimited mobile broadband package for a promotion price of only AED 99 per month, reduced from AED 395. All subscribers can avail of the offer for three months usage, while all postpaid mobile customers also get a free USB dongle upon subscription, at no additional charge.

For more information on the promotion, visit or call customer service hotline at 101.


Mufaddal Fakhruddin is the Editor for IGN ME and thinks writing in third person about himself in an about me section is weird.

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