Etisalat's I-Day sops for Indian, Pak expats

ABU DHABI - Etisalat customers in the UAE can call Pakistan and India at off-peak rates on August 14 and 15 respectively on the occasion of the 61st Independence Days of both countries.

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Published: Fri 15 Aug 2008, 1:06 AM

Last updated: Sun 5 Apr 2015, 5:04 PM

The off-peak rate to Pakistan will be applicable from 9pm on Wednesday to 7am on Saturday, as off-peak rates are already applicable on Friday.

For India, the off peak rates will be applicable from 9pm on Thursday to 7am Saturday.

Additionally, Etisalat customers can also subscribe to an initial free news alert service, from both India and Pakistan, for a week. Customers can subscribe to the news alert by dialling 'INEWS to 1110' for India, 'KNEWS to 1110' for Kerala and 'PKNEWS to 1110' for Pakistan.

Customers who have subscribed to Etisalat's international cost-savings calling plans - Global Friends & Family and the Favourite Country Plans - will be able to enjoy further discounts, in addition to off-peak rates.

Etisalat currently provides discounts of 30 per cent on the fixed line calls, 25 per cent on the postpaid mobile calls, and 20 per cent on the Wasel prepaid mobile calls for subscribers of Favourite Country Plan. For the Global Friends & Family plan, customers can avail themselves of additional discounts of 20 per cent, for a monthly fee of Dh20.

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