Etisalat, du begin promotions for UAE National Day

New Etisalat customers to get free minutes, du Emirati Plan customers get call discounts up to 100%

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Etisalat, du begin promotions for UAE National Day du and Etisalat have announced special promotions for mobile subscribers for 40th UAE National Day.
By  Georgina Enzer Published  November 30, 2011

Customers will get 40 minutes of free talk time each month, for three months from the time the SIM is activated. The 40 free minutes will be added to customer accounts for those three months after a voice-call spend of AED40.

Wasel SIMs can also now be purchased at a reduced price from Etisalat.

The free 40-minute bonus includes 25 minutes for local calls and 15 minutes for international calls, valid for a period of 30 days.

"For nearly four decades, Etisalat has had the privilege to connect its people and bring the nation together through its state-of-the-art telecommunications services. We have always been keen on actively participating in the UAE's national celebrations. By giving away 160 minutes of free talk time on a discounted Wasel prepaid connection, we want to mark the UAE's 40th National Day with a simple but value-packed offer for our customers. The promo allows new Wasel subscribers to benefit even more from their Etisalat service as they share greetings on this very special day with friends and families living in the UAE or abroad," said Matthew Willsher, chief marketing officer at Etisalat

Customers can purchase a new Wasel SIM card at Etisalat's Business Centres or outlets across the UAE.

Etisalat will also send its customers SMS alerts to keep them informed on their free talk time limit and balance usage.

The UAEs second mobile network operator, du, is also ringing in the 40th National Day with up to 100% discounts on both local and international calls for those with an Emirati Plan, on 2nd December.

All other du customers with a postpaid mobile plan or Pay as you Go subscription will receive a 40% discount on all national calls made on 2nd December.

"We extend our congratulations to the UAE leadership and the Emirati people on the occasion of the 40th UAE National Day. It is our pleasure to offer our customers a special gift to mark this day, as a tribute to the leadership vision that has driven the UAE to accomplish incredible achievements," said Farid Faraidooni, chief commercial officer, du. "It is our philosophy to continuously surprise our customers with something new that will add life to their life, and we're certain these National Day special calling rates will bring a smile to many a face."

UAE nationals subscribed to du's Emirati Plan, the first of its kind in the country, will enjoy a 100% discount on both national and international calls made on 2nd December.

2332 days ago
Chris

It is nice of du to offer thosespecial offers, but as usual, they are showing total contempt for the expats who helped to build the country by giving them nothing. Long serving customers also get nothing. I think that the management of du should be castigated for discriminatory practices by the government. du should more appropriately be called don't .

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