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Our Carrier & Wholesale Department is the only partner you need to run your business on a global scale smoothly and reliably

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As the region’s leader, etisalat’s Carrier & Wholesale Department (C&WS) is devoted to providing a wide range portfolio of reliable high-quality wholesale services, helping mobile operators, carriers and ISPs extend their reach globally.

C&WS is operating the region’s most extensive international network, directly linked to over 160 carriers and with its international mobile network reaching over 800 destinations.

Other than being the largest internet, mobile and regional hub for intercontinental cable systems, C&WS is also a provider of national wholesale services to the UAE’s competitive market.


Our customers are our partners and their success is our success, that’s why we enjoy hearing their feedback and growing together

"China Unicom Hong Kong is delighted to take the long-term collaboration with etisalat for premier regional connectivity and services to the next level. Smarthub has the capabilities to provide our company with the advanced communication services for our customers in the Middle East and Africa, especially the Chinese business communities. The rising significance of UAE’s strategic position as the communication network hub for the Middle East and Africa region underpins the importance of this partnership in our expansion plan.”

Yuerai Ma,
Executive Vice President, China Unicom Hong Kong

“The strategic partnership with etisalat enables Kalaam in providing capacity offerings to Carriers and ISP’s thus extending their network to even more strategic locations.”

“Joining Smarthub’s ecosystem will also strengthen our Global connectivity solutions for enterprise customers by providing them a redundant architecture over various cable systems. This new co-location includes a core network node that provides improved Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS), Ethernet and SDH services carrying traffic from existing carriers at SmartHub to Bahrain and the rest of GCC and Middle East through its wide network of NNIs and own PoPs.”

Veer Passi, 
Chief Executive Officer – Kalaam Telecom Bahrain

"etisalat (Carrier & Wholesale Services department) continues to be the most dynamic service provider in the Middle East. Their consistent attention to quality, technical capabilities and ever-expanding Smart Hub service portfolio, makes them an important partner for us. We would not hesitate to recommend them to other service providers."

Ricky Choi,
China Unicom, China


We are fully dedicated to our customers and providing high-quality services, with the best possible value and experience. Read more about all our Quality Policy principles here .


Being recognized by the industry is another level for us to feel proud and we are always striving to raise the bar even higher


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