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Etisalat, On Time Group team to empower start-ups.

Etisalat and On Time Group have today signed an MOU aimed at assisting new small and medium businesses (SMBs) to kick-start their operations in the UAE.

Etisalat's Hello Business, launched in 2015, is an

on-boarding programme to help new businesses set up their operations and grow

in the UAE. The Etisalat and On Time Group partnership will see an expansion in

the accessibility of telecommunications services for new businesses in their

critical start-up period.

With this agreement, new businesses can visit Etisalat

counters available at On Time Group service centres in Oud Metha, Business

Village and other planned locations in the coming months. The group of

companies under On Time Group (14 in total) has assisted a variety of businesses

to set up and run companies across different locations in the UAE.

Esam A M. Mahmoud, vice president SMB Marketing, Etisalat,

said: "Etisalat is committed to developing the UAE's SMB sector and empowering

businesses with all their telecommunications needs; offering simple,

value-for-money and unique propositions to help them compete in the global

market. Our Hello Business programme is a set of comprehensive initiatives by

Etisalat and our partners to ease the set-up and growth challenges of SMBs. We are

pleased to be in partnership with On Time to leverage their expertise and

provide incremental value to the business community."

Walid bin Abdul Karim, chief executive officer, On Time

Group, said: "We are delighted to be forging this strategic alliance with

Etisalat, one of the largest and most successful corporates in the region, and

a true pioneer in the field of telecommunications. Like Etisalat, On Time is

also fully committed to providing new businesses with high quality services and

customised solutions through our integrated business model under group of

companies to accelerate the growth of SMBs and to contribute towards the UAE


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