UAE telecom brand du, part of Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), has launched new data roaming bundles, available for both individual and business customers. du customers who purchase a weekly roaming plan for AED 200 will receive 2.5GB; while 500MB per day is available from AED 35. For extended travel, du offers 6GB allowance at AED 500 or 15GB for AED 1000.

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The UAE's largest telecom provider, Etisalat, announced that it has further reduced its roaming rates for voice calls, SMS and data. Starting April 1st, 2018, Etisalat's prepaid and post-paid customers will get discounted roaming rates of up to 29% on data, outgoing voice calls to UAE, GCC and local destinations and outgoing SMS while traveling to any Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) country through any roaming partner.

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Etisalat held its Annual General Meeting in Abu Dhabi on March 21, where shareholders backed the Board's recommendation to pay full-year 2017 dividends of 80 fils per share. H.E. Eissa Al-Suwaidi and H.E. Eissa Abdul Fattah Kazim have been appointed as Chairman and Vice President of Etisalat Group respectively. Al-Suwaidi was first appointed Chairman in 2012.

Read more: Etisalat reappoints H.E. Eissa Al-Suwaidi as Chairman

Digital resilience is key to enabling digital transformation as it empowers organizations, governments and defense authorities to manage security risks at acceptable levels, said senior Etisalat Digital executives at the recently concluded International Exhibition of National Security and Resilience (ISNR) in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Read more: ‘Digital resilience significant to safeguard a Digital Nation’ – Etisalat

Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), the parent company of the du and Virgin Mobile UAE brands, held its Annual General Meeting on March 21, where its shareholders reviewed and discussed the company's annual report and financial statements for the year 2017. The company announced a record dividend payment to its shareholders for 2017 to AED 0.35 per share.

Read more: EITC Board approves ‘record’ dividend payment for 2017

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