SmartHub IX

Etisalat Bags 'Middle Eastern Wholesale Carrier' Award at Telecom World ME

Abu Dhabi-UAE: 3 October, 2013

Etisalat, the leading telecom operator in the Middle East and Africa, today announced it has won the prestigious industry award as the ‘Best Middle Eastern Wholesale Carrier’, for its outstanding core international network capabilities, reach, broad service portfolio, continuous commitment to quality and customer service.

Considered as one of the regional telecom industry’s most prestigious award, Telecom Awards ME recognizes leaders in carrier and wholesale service for technology innovation, service standards and a demonstration of unparalled growth in existing and new markets.

Etisalat was honored based on its high score in values such as quality of service, reliability, customer service, strong service portfolio and technological innovation and strategy. This achievement was possible due to the success of Etisalat ‘SmartHub’ platform which has gained status of the de-facto regional hub for capacity, content delivery, mobile services, Ethernet, MPLS, IPX, IX and voice.

Ali Amiri, Executive Vice President, Carrier & Wholesale Services, Etisalat UAE, said: “Etisalat's core international network capabilities, reach and commitment to quality are part of our dna and we are proud to be recognized among our industry peers. This award highlights the capabilities and success of SmartHub and the strategic partnerships we have formed this year.

“I want to thank our dedicated team who has contributed towards this success by working hard and gaining an enviable reputation in the region and the world. This recognition is also largely due to the trust put in us by our valued customers and loyal partners to provide mission critical international solutions.”