• Offers access to e&’s leading markets’ best practices, cutting edge services and benefits of e& scale to regional and local telecom operators across the world
  • Opens the door to regional and local telecom operators to achieve sustainable growth and best in class customer experience

Dubai, UAE: e& international today announced the launch of its new business programme, the ‘e& partner networks’, leveraging e&'s position as one of the world's leading telecom providers to support telecom operating companies in regional markets.

Capitalising on the Group's continued growth in international markets, with over 162 million subscribers in 16 countries, the programme invites independent telecoms operating companies from around the world to partner with e&.

Partners will benefit from e&’s superior expertise across a range of business verticals, with a focus on adding measurable top and bottom-line meaningful business impact.

Mikhail Gerchuk, Chief Executive Officer of e& International, said: "The world has opened up to opportunity again, allowing us to adopt a resilient business growth mindset, create a future-ready operating model and focus on value creation. Our strategic partnerships remain one of our key priorities and, through the 'e& partner networks', we will be able to strengthen these partnerships.

“The scale of the opportunity available to us through the ‘e& partner networks’ is enormous. With e& international at the forefront of the new strategy, 'e& partner networks' will be able to leverage the privilege of the e& brand and benefit from a value-added engagement with telecoms-related business objectives.

“e& can support these independent partners who currently may be facing challenges in terms of matching the scale and expertise of their competitors, talent recruitment, and high operating costs. Together, we can create a business proposition for consistent growth with value-added benefits from operational savings and uplifting topline revenue growth for our partners”.

Obaid Bokisha, Group Chief Operating Officer of e&, said: “As a trusted industry leader with decades of experience, we understand the importance of reliable and efficient networks for connecting communities and driving economic growth. Through this programme, we are looking forward to working with telecom operators across markets and empowering them with the resources and expertise necessary to drive sustainable development and enhance customer experiences.”

The programme will support operators in customer engagement and value management, sales channels and customer experience, pricing and proposition support, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning modelling, international carrier and wholesale channels, network procurement and overall Capex and Opex optimisation and digital and mobile finance services, and many other opportunities.

Each partner will be allocated the necessary resources and additional staff. Selected teams from e& international will be seconded to the offices for future support and close collaboration with the partner’s management team.

e&'s partner networks will enable e& international to share e&'s cutting edge expertise and apply e&’s best practices, tools and models to a wider customer base in new geographic markets.


About e& international

e& international is responsible for growing an international portfolio of world-class modern digital telcos. Its main focus through the Group’s operating companies in 16 countries is to empower customers with the best connectivity, most inclusive financial services, richest entertainment and seamless business transformation. It will accelerate growth by providing the best customer experience, building world-class digital capabilities and embracing expansion opportunities in the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Eastern Europe through acquisitions and strategic partnerships.

To learn more about e& international, please visit: https://eand.com/en/international-telecoms.jsp

About e&

e& (formerly known as Etisalat Group) is one of the world’s leading technology and investment conglomerates. With consolidated net revenue at AED 53.3 billion and consolidated net profit of AED 9.3 billion for 2021, its high credit ratings reflect the company’s strong balance sheet and proven long-term performance.

Founded in Abu Dhabi more than four decades ago as the UAE’s first telecommunications company, the Group now operates in 16 countries across the Middle East, Asia and Africa.

e& provides innovative digital solutions, smart connectivity and next-generation technologies to a variety of customer segments through its business pillars: etisalat by e&, e& international, e& life, e& enterprise and e& capital.

To learn more about e&, please visit: https://eand.com/  

Media Contact:
Nancy Sudheer,
Corporate Communications – e&