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du roaming footprint now extends to 300 networks worldwide.

Summary: In its continuing quest to offer seamless connectivity and wider coverage for globetrotting customers, du, the UAECOs new integrated telecom operator, after only 18 months of operations has announced the availability of its roaming services in 300 leading telecom operators spread across 120 countries.

du mobile customers travelling outside the UAE can now access a range of services ranging from voice calls, data services, mobile internet and even 3G services, such as video calling, on select networks.

In its continuing quest to offer seamless connectivity and wider coverage for globetrotting customers, du, the UAECOs new integrated telecom operator, after only 18 months of operations has announced the availability of its roaming services in 300 leading telecom operators spread across 120 countries.

du mobile customers travelling outside the UAE can now access a range of services ranging from voice calls, data services, mobile internet and even 3G services, such as video calling, on select networks.

Farid Faraidooni, EVP Commercial, du, said: C[pounds sterling]The world is truly an oyster for our valued customers. We are constantly upgrading our agreements to cover more and more networks around the world. The 300 network mark, in just 18 months of operations, is a testimony to our commitment to enable our customers to stay in touch with their loved ones or conduct business wherever they go.C[yen]

Roaming service is active by default on all du monthly plan lines for UAE nationals. Expatriates living in the UAE can activate the roaming service on their monthly plan lines by visiting any du shop. Pay as you Go and Visitor Mobile Line subscribers can also enjoy roaming services from day one as the roaming service is already active on their du pre paid lines.

du Pay as you Go and Visitor Mobile Line subscribers can enjoy receiving calls and sending and receiving SMS through all 300 foreign mobile network which du has tied-up with.

While Monthly plan can enjoy outgoing calls to any international destination, du Pay as you Go and Visitor Mobile Line subscribers can also enjoy making outgoing voice calls in Egypt, Pakistan, Oman, Germany, Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Yemen. du is striving to expand the list of the countries wherePay as you Go mobile subscribers can make outgoing voice calls.About du

du, the integrated telecom service provider in the UAE, launched mobile telecommunication services on 11 February 2007 across the UAE in addition to internet and pay TV services in some of the free zones of Dubai. Call Select, the first of du's nationwide Fixed line services for voice telephony, was launched in July 2007.

Among duCOs many firsts is its historic Number Booking Campaign for both individuals and business, Pay by the Second billing system, Mobile TV, Mobile Payments, first of its kind CyWoWCO recharge card (which offers customers the choice between more credit and more time) and Self Care. du business offers include Closed Business User Group and preferred International Destinations.

duCOs retail network, currently numbering 16 du shops located in strategic locations across all emirates, was launched on 25 February 2007, supporting the delivery of du services to customers.

du is 40 percent owned by the UAE Federal Government, 20 percent by Mubadala Development Company, 20 percent by Emirates Communications & Technology Company LLC and 20 percent by public shareholders. It is listed on the Dubai Financial Market (DFM) and trades under the name du.

du was recognised as the CyBest BrandCO for its innovative branding and outstanding success at the Telecom World Awards Middle East 2007.

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