Etisalat offers prepaid to postpaid switch
Abu Dhabi, July 1, 2010
Etisalat, the leading telecom service provider in the UAE, is offering its ‘Wasel’ account prepaid customers an opportunity to shift to postpaid GSM free of charge while retaining their SIM cards and numbers.
Additionally, Etisalat is offering incentives like a total of Dh240 ($65) free credit (Dh20 per month) for 12 months.
Besides the free monthly credit, customers can also benefit from additional monthly discounts for staying connected through local and international calls on Etisalat’s widest mobile network covering 99 per cent of the country, a statement said.
Customers opting for conversion can enjoy higher discounts available to the post-paid customers through Etisalat’s International calling plans: the favourite country plan (FCP) and the super off peak plan (SOP).
"We decided to launch this offer in response to our customer’s demands and preference to upgrade to Etisalat’s postpaid GSM mobile service,” said Khalifa Al Shamsi, senior vice president of marketing, Etisalat.
“The offer enables Wasel prepaid customers to not only migrate to post paid while retaining their existing mobile numbers, but also provides them with maximum value in terms of free credit and additional discount options available to them,” he added.
Shifting to the postpaid GSM service also enables the customers to avail of other services such as the free Etisalat calling card, the statement said.
Customers migrating to Etisalat’s postpaid GSM mobile services also have the chance to get a free USB dongle when they subscribe to the mobile broadband offer to access unlimited mobile Internet for Dh99 for a limited period, according tot the statement. – TradeArabia News Service