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Company Overview of Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company PJSC

Company Overview

Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company PJSC provides mobile and fixed telephony, broadband connectivity, and IPTV services to individuals, homes, and businesses. It also offers carrier services for businesses and satellite up/downlink services for TV broadcasters. The company operates in four segments: Mobile, Fixed, Wholesale, and Broadcasting. The Mobile segment offers mobility services, including mobile voice and data, mobile content, and mobile broadband WIFI services to the enterprise and consumer markets. The Fixed segment provides wire line services, such as broadband, IPTV, and IP/VPN business Internet and telephony services to the enterprise and consumer markets. The Wholesa...

Al Salam Tower

Dubai Media City

PO Box 502666

Dubai,  

United Arab Emirates

Founded in 2005

Phone:

971 4 360 0000

Key Executives for Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company PJSC

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Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company PJSC Key Developments

Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (du) Announces Earnings Results for the Third Quarter of 2014

Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (du) announced earnings results for the third quarter of 2014. The company reported an 18% increase in third-quarter net profit to AED 559 million compared to AED 474 million during the same period last year, fuelled by an uptick in fixed revenue of 36 % and an 11% rise in mobile data revenues. The telecom operator's revenues grew to more than AED 3 billion for the second consecutive quarter to AED 3.03 billion, a 15% increase against AED 2.64 billion registered in third quarter of last year. Mobile data revenues increased by 11% from AED 616 million to AED 684 million during the same period last year while fixed revenue increased by 36% to AED 598 million compared to AED 439 million in third quarter of last year. The company’s EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortisation) for the quarter reached AED 1.29 billion, an increase of 21% compared to the same quarter last year but its average revenue per user (ARPU) fell slightly during the quarter to AED 102 compared to AED 106 during the same period last year.

du Unveils Disaster Recovery as a Service Under its Infrastructure as a Service Platform

du has unveiled disaster recovery as a service, or DRaaS, under its infrastructure as a service, or IaaS, platform. To be available commercially from Fourth Quarter 2014 in partnership with IT Max, the service provides continuous availability with service level agreement when uptime is absolutely critical. This fully secure and fully automated self-service solution allows failover from a web based portal and gets critical systems up and running within a defined window specified by customers. Designed to scale based on customer needs, it caters to both large enterprises and SMEs. Disaster Recovery is available to du IaaS as an out-of-the-box optional feature, du Colocation or between customer's sites.

Du Unveils New Desktop-as-a-Service Solution (DaaS) in Middle East

du has announced the addition of desktop as a service, or DaaS, to its existing enterprise managed services portfolio. Commercially available in the fourth quarter 2014, this will offer du customers significant value by delivering IT services from the cloud - traditionally reserved for large enterprises with more resources - at predictable monthly fees. du will use Citrix technologies including XenDesktop, NetScaler and CloudPlatform, in partnership with EnCloud, to create a secure, complete mobile workspace - delivering hosted desktops, applications, files and services seamlessly to any user, on any device, over any network. Businesses across the Middle East will benefit from: increased employee productivity with high performance, anywhere access to Windows apps and desktops; business continuity; and security and compliance. This solution allows du to keep growing its next generation portfolio for du Business Cloud, helping customers accelerate IT environments for applications, servers, storage and managed services, now also to be combined with virtual workspaces. du will now provide an end-to-end solution for companies that might require a subscription model, starting from a very entry level and letting them growth in a very flexible way as their demands keep growing and focusing just on core business rather than daily IT tasks.

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