Etisalat, the leading telecom company in the Middle East and Africa, today announced the pre-orders on the recently launched iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C starting tomorrow on www.etisalat.ae. The handsets will be launched on 3 November, 2013. The iPhone 5S will be available at AED 2,749 (16GB), AED 3,149 (32GB) and AED 3,549 (64GB). The iPhone 5C will be available at AED 2,349 (16GB) and AED 2,749 (32GB).
Etisalat is the largest telecommunications operator in the Middle East and North Africa region catering to consumers, businesses, international telecommunication companies, ISPs, content providers and mobile operators.
Servicing over 139 million customers in 15 countries in Middle East, Asia and Africa, Etisalat has achieved more than 20% growth in subscriber base in 2012 across its land line, mobile, and Internet services.
Etisalat is now the highest overall rated telecommunications company in the GCC and the 4th highest rated telecommunications company in the world. It has been rated AA- by Standard & Poor, A+ by Fitch, and Aa3 by Moody’s.
Etisalat UAE has pioneered the launch of the region’s first commercial 4G service on its nation-wide LTE network. In September 2012, Etisalat UAE successfully completed the highest 4G LTE speed test in the world, reaching speeds of 300Mbps.
The corporation offers a variety of hi-tech complimentary services to the telecommunications industry including managerial and technical training, SIMcard manufacturing, e-payment solutions, clearing house services, peering, voice and data transit, and submarine and land cable services.