Etisalat launches ‘Family Pack’ with free calls, shared data
Abu Dhabi, August 6, 2014
UAE-based telecom operator has launched a ‘Famiily Pack,’ which will allow free mobile calls and shared data among family members.
Under the package, a group of 10 members can enjoy free mobile calls within the group for about DH29 ($7.8) per member per month, said a statement.
Both postpaid and prepaid customers can be added to the Family pack, once a postpaid members creates the group, it said.
The members can also automatically share and use free data most suited to their needs.
Khaled ElKhouly, chief marketing officer, said: “People in the UAE are known to have strong family ties. Our new service reflects the most important aspect of this society – the desire to stay connected with family through regular contact and communication.
“As the UAE’s first, the new pack aims to make it both, convenient and pocket-friendly, for our customers to keep in touch with family members and as part of the family, enjoy benefits of shared data too. It truly is the answer to a family’s daily calling and data usage needs.”
The pack is an add-on to the customer’s existing postpaid rate plan, which becomes the family main line, said the statement.
The pack’s main line member can opt for one of the three data packages available for the package by calling the operator’s customer care centre, visiting its nearest business centre or retail outlet. - TradeArabia News Service