Etisalat has launched Hello Business Hub, aimed at SMBs and startups.
The dedicated business hub located at One JLT, Jumeirah Lake Towers, Dubai, will offer tailored telecommunications as well as value added services to SMBs while providing them the ease and flexibility of kick-starting their operations in the UAE.
Esam Mahmoud, acting SVP, SMB, Etisalat said: "Small and medium businesses are important contributors to the UAE's economy today and with the digital evolution are set for further growth in the country. At Etisalat, we work closely with SMBs and startups by enabling them with the right tools and services to drive into this digital future. The launch of Etisalat's Hello Business Hub today reaffirms our strong commitment towards this goal of supporting this strategic community who are the key drivers of growth and development.
"At Etisalat we are always striving to add value through innovation, driven by our service mantra for small and medium businesses which is ‘Your Business Grows with Us'."
Industry reports estimate more than 100,000 new businesses to set up shop in the UAE over the next three years. Initiatives such as the World Expo 2020 in Dubai will further drive substantial development of the country's SMB segment. Etisalat aims to capture the majority of new start-ups in the UAE, and forge long-term relationships with new customers coming on board.
Etisalat currently serves more than 300,000 SMB customers in the country. In addition to solutions and services from the operator, the new business hub offers an extended platform from its strategic business partners that include the host Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC) as well as Virtuzone, Oman Insurance, National Bank of Ras Al Khaimah (RAKBANK), Sharaf DG, Amer for Government services, Skylines Tax Consultancy, CBRE, Advanced Business Concept (ABC), The Ambassador, Leader Consulting.