2005 News Story

Service launched for Kingdom’s second cell phone company

Minister of Communications and Information Technology Muhammad Mulla presided over yesterday’s launch of services of the Kingdom's second cell phone company Etihad Etisalat, to be known as ‘Mobily’. Services, operational in some 30 urban centers, include voicemail, news and data downloads, SMS, and Internet browsing. In addition, Mobily offers competitive rates for international calls. Etihad Etisalat won the bid for the second mobile network on December 22, 2004.