There are two mobile service options available:
Both the connections depends on your requirements: standard GSM postpaid and prepaid mobile service. The difference between the operators is that Du charges by the second, while Etisalat charges per minute usage. Both mobile operators are governed by Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA).
Since it is prepaid, you will always know how much you are spending. Both operators are also providing iPhone and Blackberry services on monthly payment plans for citizens and residents. From time to time, both operators also provide special discount and promotion schemes.
To get an Etisalat Mobile Phone Connection :
Documents & Forms
Your passport copy with a valid residence visa stamp or a valid visit visa. Visit your nearest Etisalat office/business centre/authorized reseller.
Postpaid plans are as follows:
- Monthly Plan (AED 50/month-50 flexible minutes + 100 MB)
- Contract Plan
- VIP Plan(AED 850/month)
- Emirati Plan(AED 300)
- Ana Emirati Plan(AED 150/month)
- Smart Plans(Enjoy ultimate combination of flexible minutes and data)
- Smartphone Plan
- Postpaid Data
Prepaid Plan are as follows:
- Wasel Prepaid Line (AED 55-Instant communication to be in touch with the world)
- Wasel Super50 (AED 50/Month-The prepaid super value monthly plan)
- Local Calling (Packages-a variety of bundled minutes & discount offers to suit your local calling needs)
- International Calling (Offers-Talk more with your friends & family at discounted call rates)
- Visitor line (AED 100-Enjoy a choice of hassle-free talk, text & surf packs)
- Combo (Offers-Tailor-made combo packs that are designed to suit your needs)
- SMS Offers (Stay connected with your friends & Family with discounted messaging rates)
- Wasel Premium Number (AED 1000-one-time fee)
- Pinoy Pack (AED 20/Week-More Data, More Voice and More Texts!)
Data plans are as follows:
- Prepaid Data Plan (Get in contact with the world through your handheld Mobile devices)
- Postpaid Data Plan (Get in contact with the world through your handheld Mobile devices)
- My Data Plan (Choose to sign six or twelve months contracts to get free or discounted device)
- Data Booster (Data Boosters for the flexibility of one-time increases in data allowance)
- Global Data plan (10 GB of Local Data, 1 GB of Roaming Data, Unlimited Local WiFi access, Unlimited Roaming eWiFi access)
- Hemayati Plan (Package will enable customers to access HEMAYATI App only)
- Unlimited Social Data Plan (Enjoy connectivity with the world with the social data packages that suit to your convenience)
- eWIFI Plan (For Prepaid and Postpaid customers)
- Device Plans (Discover our latest internet devices)
- Nonstop Daily Data Plans (All day access)
- Data Balance Transfer (Send data to any prepaid, or postpaid mobile from your own monthly allowance)
Text Messaging Charges
- Local number 18 fils per message
- International number 60 fils per message
- International calls are charged at IDD rates.
- These are free, unless you are abroad and using International Roaming.
Postpaid plans are as follows :
The New Smart Plan
- Up to 600 additional free minutes to call your preferred numbers in the UAE.
- Get up to 25GB with 24 months contract.
- Up to 1200 flexible minutes to call locally, internationally or receive calls while roaming.
The new Emirati Plan
- Get up to 25GB with 24 months contract.
- Up to 2400 local minutes that can be used to call any local network in the UAE.
- Up to 600 additional free minutes to call your preferred numbers in the UAE
- 1000 additional free minutes to call your preferred numbers in the UAE.
- Get 100GB with 24 months contract.
- Exclusive Gold number.
- A choice between 2400 flexible minutes to call locally, internationally or receive calls while roaming, or 5000 local minutes to call any network across the UAE.
Prepaid plans are as follows :
Pay As You Go
- New monthly or daily bundles for more savings.
- Tailor made deals when you dial *055#.
- Great rates on data and calls.
- Pay by the second for all your calls.
- One number for our prepaid services *135#
- Recharge and Fly promotion, click here for details.
- A prepaid connection designed for tourists and business travelers
- 20 flexible minutes
- 20 flexible SMS’s
- 200 MB
- Free vouchers from Uber, The Entertainer & Dollar Rent a Car worth AED 1,500 for AED 55 only