We create technology

that empowers every person and organisation to stride into a great wide open future.

About us

Since 1976, we have pioneered new technologies and brought these to new people and new places. First as the Emirates’ telephone company, today as the global technology group, e&.


At e&, we are inspired by what comes next.


By the future and the limitless possibilities we see in it.


Endlessly searching for more, for new, for better.


To create an alternate world powered by all of us.

Our impact

Our technologies are powering people and societies to accomplish more.

We operate in 32 countries across Middle East, Asia and Africa.

We enrich the lives of 173 million customers every day.

With 48 years of experience, we started over four decades ago in the UAE as the country’s first telecoms company.


Our vision and priorities

We’re moving the world and its people forward. Here’s how.


Drive the digital future to empower societies

We’re bringing technology to every person, home and organisation in the world to create something greater powered by all of us.

Priority 2

Accelerate value generation through innovation and digitisation

We’re rapidly developing our portfolio of digital products and services through open innovation, partnerships and investment.

Priority 2

Raise capabilities and develop talent across the Group

We’re creating a tech culture with innovation and collaboration at its heart, supporting our employees to develop and attracting the best talent as we go forwards.

Priority 3

Grow B2B/Digital across the footprint

We’re expanding our reach through e& enterprise, driving large-scale digital transformation by enabling enterprises and governments to become smarter, safer and more connected.

Priority 4

Expand portfolio in MENA and knowledge economies

We’re embracing the growth opportunities we see through majority control of well-positioned operators across the Middle East, Africa, Asia, and Eastern Europe.

Priority 5

Transform operating companies into strongholds

We’re supporting all our operating companies to maintain and improve their market positions by strengthening their core businesses and upgrading their digital capabilities.

Our culture

Here you’ll find restless curiosity and open collaboration.


" As e&, we are on the cusp of a new and exciting chapter in our Group’s growth journey to create a digitally brighter future while empowering societies.”

H.E. Jassem Mohamed Bu Ataba Alzaabi



"Our e& evolution positions us to be the future-focused nexus that will drive more positive change for our customers and shareholders.”

Eng. Hatem Dowidar

Group CEO