Etisalat launches new roaming promotions
Abu Dhabi, June 11, 2012
Etisalat has launched a new ‘summer promotion’ on roaming voice calls and data usage for customers traveling to international destinations.
The promotion, which starts today and is available till September 20, offers two voice and data promotion packs.
During the promotion, both post-paid and pre-paid customers can opt for one of Etisalat’s weekly roaming packs for outgoing voice calls to the UAE. The weekly packs are charged at a fixed amount offering as low as Dh3 per minute. Outgoing roaming calls within GCC countries will continue to be charged at a special pay-as-you-go rate of Dh2.4 per minute.
On roaming incoming voice calls in more than 190 countries globally, with more than 650 operators, customers, both prepaid and postpaid customers continue to enjoy rates as low as Dh1 per minute, said the statement. To suit customers’ need and preference, Etisalat offers three packs with 30 minutes for Dh60, 100 minutes for Dh150 or 200 minutes for Dh200. The discounted incoming voice call roaming pack options are available all year round and are valid for a month from the date of activation, it said.
Matthew Willsher, chief marketing officer at Etisalat, said: “Most of our customers cannot wait for this time of year when they can take a hard-earned break and travel abroad for holidays. Our new roaming promotion is designed to enhance their travel experience by giving them peace of mind while using their mobile phones. The new roaming voice and data promotions are packed with value for every dirham spent on making calls, checking emails or accessing the Internet. Plus, it helps eliminate bill shocks due to excess calls or data usage while roaming.”
Global Data Roaming
For Wasel prepaid and postpaid data users, Etisalat has launched a new Global weekly pack of 35MB for Dh150, valid during the promotion. Customers can also enjoy additional data volume with a revamped Global daily data roaming pack of 10MB for a reduced price of Dh50 throughout the summer promo period. Validity of all data packs start from first Internet access abroad, it said. – TradeArabia News Service