Etisalat Offers Blackbery 9700 for AED 999

By on June 23, 2010
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Offer open to Global or Domestic Unlimited postpaid subscribers.

Press release:
Etisalat has today announced a new offer for the BlackBerry® Bold 9700 smartphone. This device is now attractively priced at only AED 999, 55 percent lower than its regular retail price, providing a gross saving of AED 1,300 for enterprise and individual customers who subscribe to Etisalat Global or Domestic Unlimited postpaid plans for one year.

This offer, which is only available for postpaid customers, also includes the option of upgrading the package for an extra AED 100 to include a 050 series mobile number, 100 minutes of free local talk time and 100 free SMS text messages.

Etisalat’s existing BlackBerry customers can take advantage of this offer and enjoy the attractive discount by switching their current plans for the new offer while Etisalat prepaid customers who wish to benefit from the offer can migrate to a postpaid account.

Priced at AED 295, the Global Unlimited plan provides unlimited access to emails, Internet, BlackBerry Messenger, Facebook®, Twitter™, MySpace®, MSN® Messenger, Google Talk™, Yahoo® Messenger™, and many more applications within and outside the UAE, even when roaming, with no hidden costs or extra roaming charges. The Domestic Unlimited Plan, priced at AED 185, offers the same usage within the UAE with standard roaming charges applied while traveling outside the UAE.

The BlackBerry Bold 9700 smartphone features a brilliant high-resolution screen, exceptional battery life, 3G network support, GPS and WiFi®.

Commenting on the latest package, Mr. Abdulla Hashim, Senior Vice President, Business Solutions, Etisalat said: “This new package reaffirms our commitment to providing the best of technology at the most affordable prices, combined with our reliable and robust services.

“The BlackBerry Bold 9700 price offer aims to provide cost-effective connectivity for global professionals who require a combination of style and functionality while on the move. Both the Global and Domestic Unlimited postpaid packages from Etisalat offer unlimited data usage, thus enabling business professionals and executives to leverage the astounding smart phone capabilities with seamless mobility. Professionals today can be connected anywhere, anytime with emails and BlackBerry® Messenger, and can utilize the excellent office functionalities of their BlackBerry smartphone device, such as  working on PowerPoint presentations and word documents, irrespective of their physical locations.”

Etisalat provides excellent GPRS/EDGE/3.5G network coverage, covering 99% of the populated areas in the UAE. Etisalat also has 525 roaming agreements connecting 185 countries enabling BlackBerry, 3G and voice roaming.


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

  • USB 3G

    Ooooh poor poor Blackberry :’(

    iPhone 4 + Samsung Captivate are looking rock solid ;-)

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