Data Booster

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Data Booster?

Data Boosters are one-time data packs which do not auto-renew at the end of your bill cycle. To meet your need for more data, etisalat now offers 3 Data Boosters at great value.

What are the Data Boosters available now?

Data allowance

Price (AED)*

1GB

60

2GB

80

3GB

120

*5% VAT excluded

How I will be charged?

You will be charged the full amount and the data allowance will also be given in full irrespective of subscription date.

Who is eligible to purchase the Data Boosters?

Data Boosters are available to any Postpaid user who is subscribed to any data pack that offers 1GB or higher.

How can I purchase a Data Booster?

Data allowance

Subscription code to 1010

USSD

IVR

1GB

ADD1G

*170#

125

2GB

ADD2G

3GB

ADD3G

Can I purchase multiple Data Boosters?

Yes, you can purchase multiple Data Boosters.

What happens if I don't use all my data allowance within the validity period?

Any remaining data allowance will automatically expire at the end of the bill cycle and will not be carried over.

How can I monitor my remaining balance?

You can keep track of your data usage using the three options below:

  • Via My Etisalat UAE app
  • By dialling *170#
  • By texting “DATA” to 1010
    You will receive automatic data usage notifications via SMS once you consume 80%, 90% and 100% of your data pack or plan.

How can I unsubscribe from the Data Boosters?

Data Boosters are one-time packs and will not renew automatically.

What is the priority of data consumption?

Your data will be consumed in the following way: first, your in-plan data allowance will be consumed, followed by the data allowance of any data pack you have purchased wherever available, and then the data allowance of your Data Booster.

How many data units will I get for my 1GB package allowance?

Etisalat follows uniform data allowance configuration across its packages, and your data units will be based on the conversion below:
1GB = 1000MB; 1MB = 1000KB; 1KB = 1024Bytes

How are data units consumed for packages, as well as Pay-as-You-Go usages?

Data consumed from a data package will be deducted at 30KB increments. To prevent customer from accidental data usage, Pay-as-You-Go data is blocked by default incase the Pay-as-You-Go Data is unblocked by customer, usages will be rated at 1KB pulses.

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