Etisalat has seen an enthusiastic response from its customers with more than 10,000 customers signing up for the BlackBerry service in the month of April. With a wide choice of seven handsets and three convenient packages to choose from, customers can now stay connected while on the go through the fastest and most reliable mobile broadband network in the UAE.
Etisalat customers are also benefiting from a free promotion for the BlackBerry Domestic Unlimited package which started on April 7,2009 and ends on May 7,2009. The promotion which offers 3 months free subscription to the BlackBerry Domestic Unlimited package gives customers unlimited access to Internet, email and mobile applications such as Facebook, MSN, MySpace and much more.
April also saw the launch of the much acclaimed BlackBerry Storm 9500 smartphone in the UAE. Etisalat which is the first operator in the Gulf to bring the much awaited BlackBerry Storm smartphone to the UAE has developed an attractive installment plan whereby customers can purchase the BlackBerry Storm at an installment of just AED 72 per month.
“What we are seeing in terms of customer response is a reflection of Etisalat’s success in creating a strong value proposition with attractive packages and a choice of handsets on offer for both consumer and business users,” said Abdulla Hashim, VP, Business Solutions, Etisalat. “Our ability to deliver a great customer experience through Etisalat's
3.5G mobile broadband service with coverage of up to 99% of the populated areas in the UAE has also been a strong selling point with our customers.”
BlackBerry customers can also use the applications portal from Etisalat to expand their productivity with access to a wide variety of applications from navigation to document management applications. Users can visit the portal at “bb.etisalat.ae” through their BlackBerry browser to download and use these applications.