Etisalat slashes mobile Internet rates for some

For smartphone access, the mobile Internet rates have dropped from Dh95 (100MB) and Dh25 (10MB) per month to Dh70 and Dh20. (AGENCIES)

UAE telecom services provider has reduced the standard monthly rentals for mobile internet and broadband packages by around 25 per cent.

According to the company’s blog, its “new ‘University Data’ packages are designed for students, professors and faculty staff,” and the monthly rentals for an unlimited mobile broadband package have been slashed by Dh100, from the standard Dh395 per month to Dh295 per month.

For smartphone access, the mobile Internet rates have dropped from Dh95 (100MB) and Dh25 (10MB) per month to Dh70 and Dh20, according to Etisalat.

“We know many of you are investing time and money in university education. It’s a big investment and we are here to help with affordable internet access for your coursework – and perhaps your social life too,” the Etisalat blog said.

To qualify for ‘University Data’ one needs to have an official, valid university ID, issued from UAE. Each university ID qualifies for a discount on one mobile number.

 

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