Etisalat forms strategic partnership with Informa Telecoms & Media

Etisalat has entered into an exclusive strategic partnership with Informa Telecoms & Media, leading provider of business intelligence to global telecoms and media markets and publisher of IPTV News.

As a strategic operator partner, Etisalat will collaborate with Informa for the Middle East's biggest upcoming events in 2009 and 2010, including GSM>3G Middle East Telco World Summit 2009 and 2010, FTTX Megna 2009, IPTV World Forum Middle East & Africa 2009, Broadband Summit Middle East 2009 and WiMax Forum Middle East 2009.

"Etisalat's partnership in these key industry forums reinforces our commitment towards shaping the future of telecommunications industry in the region by benchmarking our technological know-how, sharing experiences and outlining best practices and exchanging insights with world leaders and global partners," said Ahmad Abdulkarim Julfar, COO of Etisalat.

Ian Hemming, CEO of Informa Telecoms & Media, added: "Etisalat offers the highest quality of innovative services, including broadband, mobile and IPTV, positioning the UAE as one of the most technologically advanced nations in the world. Leading the introduction of new services, both in the domestic market and across its networks in the Middle East, Africa and India, Etisalat brings a wealth of expertise and experience to any high-level Summit."