By end of June 2014 UAE’s active cellular subscription reached 16.491 million (based on the 90-day activity rule). The two cellular operators in the country added a total of 21,000 subscriptions during the second quarter of the year, to grow by 0.1%.
UAE’s fixed operators, Etisalat and du, added 18,000 fixed voice subscriptions during the first six months of 2014. By end of June 2014, total fixed voice subscriptions in the UAE reached 2.301 million.
UAE’s Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (TRA) has set July 16, 2014 as the deadline for ‘My Number, My Identity’ initiative. The initiative urges cellular users to register their mobile line by presenting their official ID cellular providers.