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Etisalat Group (also known as Emirates Telecommunications Group Company) is a telecommunications company that offers a range of communication services to consumers, businesses, and government segments. Its portfolio of products and services includes mobile communications, fixed broadband, Internet, Internet protocol television (IPTV), voice, carrier services, cloud and security, Internet of things, mobile money, and other value-added services.
TypePublic
Founded1976
HQAbu Dhabi, AE
Websiteetisalat.com
Overall CultureA+

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2020)3,913(-9%)
Job Openings57
Revenue (FY, 2020)د.إ51.7 B
Cybersecurity ratingFMore
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Key People/Management at Etisalat Group

Hatem Dowidar

Hatem Dowidar

Chief Executive Officer
Khalifa AlShamsi

Khalifa AlShamsi

Chief Strategy and Corporate Governance Officer
Dena Al Mansoori

Dena Al Mansoori

Chief Human Resources Officer
Karim Bennis

Karim Bennis

Chief Financial Officer
Ali Amiri

Ali Amiri

Chief Carrier and Wholesale Officer
Obaid Bokisha

Obaid Bokisha

Chief Operations Officer
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Etisalat Group Office Locations

Etisalat Group has offices in Abu Dhabi, Kabul and New Cairo
Abu Dhabi, AE (HQ)
Intersection of Zayed The 1st Street and Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum Street
Kabul, AF
Ehasan Plaza, near Hajji Yaqoub square
New Cairo, EG
P.O Box 11 S4, Down Town, 90th Street, 5th Compound
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Etisalat Group Financials and Metrics

Etisalat Group Revenue

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Etisalat Group's revenue was reported to be د.إ51.71 b in FY, 2020 which is a 0.9% decrease from the previous period.
AED

Revenue (Q3, 2021)

13.3b

Gross profit (Q3, 2021)

10.2b

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2021), %

76.5%

Net income (Q3, 2021)

2.9b

EBIT (Q3, 2021)

3.3b

Cash (30-Sept-2021)

24.9b
Annual
AEDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

52.4b52.2b51.7b

Revenue growth, %

0%(1%)

Cost of goods sold

12.6b12.4b12.3b

Gross profit

39.7b39.8b39.4b
Quarterly
AEDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021

Revenue

13.0b12.9b13.0b13.1b12.5b13.0b13.2b13.2b13.3b

Cost of goods sold

3.1b3.0b3.1b3.0b2.9b3.1b3.2b3.3b3.1b

Gross profit

9.9b9.9b9.9b10.1b9.6b10.0b10.1b10.0b10.2b

Gross profit Margin, %

76%77%76%77%77%76%76%75%76%
Annual
AEDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

28.4b29.7b31.3b

Accounts Receivable

11.9b10.6b9.9b

Prepaid Expenses

839.7m571.1m583.6m

Inventories

726.8m783.0m704.9m
Quarterly
Annual
AEDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

12.7b11.8b13.0b

Depreciation and Amortization

7.3b7.5b7.9b

Inventories

(210.9m)(65.2m)84.4m

Accounts Payable

(541.5m)161.2m(521.7m)
Quarterly
AEDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021

Depreciation and Amortization

1.8b3.7b5.5b1.9b3.8b5.8b2.0b4.0b6.0b

Inventories

104.8m18.0m112.3m2.1m44.9m64.9m(115.1m)(16.6m)(51.6m)

Accounts Payable

535.2m(4.7b)(2.5b)1.1b(4.2b)(2.7b)249.6m(4.0b)(1.1b)

Cash From Operating Activities

4.5b4.3b10.7b4.2b3.5b10.5b3.9b4.0b10.8b
AEDFY, 2018

Revenue/Employee

11.7m

Debt/Equity

0.4 x

Debt/Assets

0.2 x

Financial Leverage

2.2 x
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Etisalat Group Operating Metrics

Etisalat Group's Subscribers was reported to be 154 m in FY, 2020.
FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Fixed Line Broadband Subscribers (UAE)

1 m1.2 m1.2 m

Mobile Subscribers (UAE)

10.8 m10.8 m10.4 m

Subscribers

141 m149 m154 m

Subscribers (eLife, UAE)

1.2 m1.1 m1.1 m
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Etisalat Group Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Atlantique Telecom S.A.
E-Marine PJSC
Emirates Cable TV and Multimedia LLC
Emirates Telecommunications and Marine Services FZE
Etisalat Al Maghrib S.A
Etisalat Digital KSA
Etisalat International Pakistan LLC
Etisalat Investment North Africa LLC
Etisalat Mauritius Private Limited
Etisalat Misr S.A.E.
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Etisalat Group Revenue Breakdown

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Etisalat Group revenue breakdown by business segment: 69.9% from Others and 30.1% from Pakistan

Etisalat Group revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 9.7% from Egypt, 17.4% from Morocco and 72.8% from UAE

Human Capital Metrics

Etisalat Group's employees are reported to be approximately 22% female and 78% male.
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Etisalat Group Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

F

54/100

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Etisalat Group Online and Social Media Presence

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Etisalat Group Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A+

    96/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    100/100

  • Compensation

    A+

    100/100

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Etisalat Group News and Updates

Etisalat Group Signed an Agreement to Acquire elGrocer

We would like to inform you that on 18thNovember 2021, Emirates Telecommunications Group Company PJSC “Etisalat Group” signed an agreement with elGrocer LTD to acquire 100% of elGrocer DMCC. This acquisition will support Etisalat’s digital ambitions by enriching its services bringing it closer to th…

Shareholders Unclaimed Cash Dividends for the Period Prior to 1st March 2015

Emirates Telecommunications Group Company PJSC (“Etisalat Group”) calls its esteemed shareholders, who did not collect their cash dividends against the period prior to 1st March 2015, to read the attached announcement given the importance of the matter.

Etisalat Reports AED 13.3 bn consolidated Revenues for Q3

Etisalat Group today announced its consolidated financial statement for the Q3 2021 ending 30th September 2021.

Etisalat and STARZPLAY partner on exclusive rights to broadcast and stream the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 in the MENA region

Dubai, UAE: Etisalat, one of the world's leading telecom groups in emerging markets, today announced it has won the rights from Star TV Network to broadcast the most anticipated and action-packed ICC Men's T20 World Cup across the MENA region.

Deezer and Etisalat partner to offer music streaming without mobile data limits

Deezer and Etisalat have partnered to offer music screaming without any limits.

Etisalat settles valuation dispute with Pakistan’s government

Pakistan’s government has settled a long-running spat with Etisalat that arose following the UAE-based group’s purchase of a minority stake in PTCL (Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited).
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Etisalat Group Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Etisalat Group founded?

    Etisalat Group was founded in 1976.

  • Who are Etisalat Group key executives?

    Etisalat Group's key executives are Hatem Dowidar, Khalifa AlShamsi and Dena Al Mansoori.

  • How many employees does Etisalat Group have?

    Etisalat Group has 3,913 employees.

  • What is Etisalat Group revenue?

    Latest Etisalat Group annual revenue is د.إ51.7 b.

  • What is Etisalat Group revenue per employee?

    Latest Etisalat Group revenue per employee is د.إ13.2 m.

  • Who are Etisalat Group competitors?

    Competitors of Etisalat Group include Ooredoo, Axiom Telecom and 3W Networks.

  • Where is Etisalat Group headquarters?

    Etisalat Group headquarters is located at Intersection of Zayed The 1st Street and Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum Street, Abu Dhabi.

  • Where are Etisalat Group offices?

    Etisalat Group has offices in Abu Dhabi, Kabul and New Cairo.

  • How many offices does Etisalat Group have?

    Etisalat Group has 3 offices.