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Etisalat offers international calls at local rates in new offer

Making international calls from the UAE will be almost 70 per cent cheaper, as UAE telecom operator Etisalat introduced its new Wasel add-on.

Under the new 'Wasel International Add-on', prepaid customers can make international calls to certain countries at prices equivalent to that of local calls.

Customers who subscribe for the new plan will be charged a mere 0.5 fils per second, just a fraction of the standard international billing rate.

The cheaper rate will be applied to all calls all day, any day - but there is a catch - customers will be charged a set-up fee of AED 1 per call.

The offers will cover six networks: Pakistan, India, Bangladesh & China and Etisalat's networks in Egypt & Sri Lanka.

Customers can dial *141# or SMS "IDD" to 1010 to subscribe.

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