Prepaid mobile subscribers get Wi-Fi access

6 Nov 2006

Subscribers to UAE incumbent Etisalat’s pre-paid mobile service, Wasel, can now log onto the internet at the 300 or so ‘iZone’ Wi-Fi hotspots across the country. Payment is taken from the subscriber’s credit at AED10 (USD2.72) per hour. According to TeleGeography’s GlobalComms database, Etisalat had 5.26 million mobile subscribers at the end of September 2006.

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