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UAE mobile subscription base reaches 18.7 mln in H1

Monday 14 August 2017 | 10:55 CET | News
The mobile subscriber base in UAE increased 2.4 per cent during the first half of 2017 to 18.7 million subscribers from 18.26 million in the corresponding period of 2016, reported WAM, the Emirates official news agency. According to recent data from Etisalat, the company had 10.5 million mobile customers in the first six months of the year, up 3 percent against the same period in 2016. Etisalat has 57.5 percent of the total mobile phone service market in the UAE, as per the company's H1 financial statements.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Du / Etisalat
Countries: United Arab Emirates
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