On Saturday, Etisalat said it has expanded its partnership network to include 510 telecommunication companies across the globe. This extended network enables etisalat customers to use their mobiles, while travelling to 186 countries.
"The UAE has diverse communities with high demand for travelling abroad for business or to visit friends and family. Etisalat is obliged to meet the communication needs of this multinational community and our international roaming services enable customers to stay connected wherever they are.
"We are proud to announce that we are now offering truly global roaming services specially designed for travellers, through the largest international network in the region in partnership with 510 providers across the globe," said Essa Al Haddad, Chief Marketing Officer at etisalat.
In addition to providing international roaming, etisalat has also developed a variety of services to facilitate communications while on the move.
The BlackBerry services of etisalat allows customers to stay in touch with their businesses as well as access personal e-mail accounts and internet in more than 120 countries, thanks to various roaming agreements in place.