Emirate Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC) is a telecom operator in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
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While EITC is the legal name, the company was rebranded to Du in February 2007, and established in December 2005, EITC started off operations in 2006. Catering to both people and businesses – small or large, private or Government, EITC offers mobile as well as fixed telephone services, broadband connectivity and IPTV services.
For broadcasters, EITC also provides satellite services. Crowned as the Best Mobile Broadband Network in the Middle East and Africa region in 2012 in ARC Chart’s survey, EITC boasts of close to 50% market share in the mobile consumer segment in UAE. EITC’s dedication to providing quality service to its customers, pursuing fair business practices, as well as depicting its commitment to corporate social responsibility are also certified by the various awards and distinctions it has received in the near past. Notably, these include the first place in Standard and Poor’s Hawkamah Pan Arab Environment, Social and Corporate Government Index, Best Investor Relations by CFO for Middle East by the Middle East Investor Relations Society.
Listed on the Dubai Financial Market (DFM) on the April 22nd, 2005, EITC has amassed a paid-up capital of over 4.5 billion Dirhams (AED). Its yearly net profits for the last two years have been to the tunes of 2 billion AED. Attracting talent from over 60 countries, EITC boasts of a rich cultural diversity at workplace, and is often a sought after place to work for. EITC also supports knowledge empowerment by its initiatives such as Masar Sponsorship programmes and du scholarships for Emirati students. Epitomizing its vision “To enhance your life, anytime, anywhere”, EITC is indeed living up to it and revolutionizing the way Emirati citizens are getting connected.