Etisalat to spend $2.5bn on network enhancement
Ahmad Julfar, CEO of Etisalat has said the group has set allocated $2.5bn for the development of its telecoms network, fibre optics, and broaden its 3G and 4G services to mobile phone users, Gulf News has reported. “Among our priorities now is providing comprehensive service via mobile phones for all citizens and residents, so they can finish all their work from their phones,” Julfar said. “This requires first installing and operating applications and programmes that are technologically advanced. Secondly, it requires an expansion of the current network and making it strong enough to accommodate all the needs,” he added.