Mobily launches new postpaid packages

Mobily Chief Executive Officer Ahmed Aboudoma
Updated 05 March 2018
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Mobily launches new postpaid packages

Etihad Etisalat (Mobily) has launched new postpaid packages that allow subscribers more options to use data and local minutes on-network and off-network.

The new postpaid packages are:

• Mobily Postpaid 100: 1,000 local minutes to all networks and 10 GB data
• Mobily Postpaid 200: 2,500 local minutes to all networks and 50 GB data
• Mobily Postpaid 300: 6,000 local minutes to all networks and 100 GB data
• Mobily Postpaid 600: Unlimited local minutes to all networks and unlimited data usage
Mobily Chief Executive Officer Ahmed Aboudoma said: “Mobily is the first of its kind in the Saudi telecom market to offer unlimited packages for local voice services on-network and off-network, as well as unlimited data in the new Mobily Postpaid 600 package which targets customers that have high usage in voice and data.”
“Mobily has been keen to introduce in its new packages on-network and off-network minutes in order to be the best option for its customers. Mobily’s existing customers, as well as customers of other operators, can subscribe to the new postpaid packages without having to change the number,” the CEO added.
The new postpaid packages are in line with the new regulations of the Kingdom’s telecom and IT sector, the company said.


Shell KSA supports special needs children

The event organized by the Disabled Children’s Association was held on Nov. 12.
Updated 09 December 2018
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Shell KSA supports special needs children

Shell Saudi Arabia has announced the continuation of its sponsorship for the Disabled Children’s Association (DCA) art program for two years (2018-2019). The announcement, made at an event organized by the DCA on Nov. 12, is part of Shell Saudi Arabia’s ongoing support for children with special needs.

Since its establishment in 1981, the Disabled Children’s Association has become one of the largest institutions specialized in the care of children with special needs in the Arab world.

The program held last month promoted the skills and artworks of such children.

To mark the collaboration between the two organizations, Abdulrahman bin Abdul Aziz Al-Suwailim, vice chairman of the Disabled Children’s Association’s executive committee, presented a commemorative shield to Mohammed Al-Zomaia, Shell Saudi Arabia’s general manager for corporate development.

“At Shell, we believe in creating an inclusive culture where everyone can thrive. Today’s talent is more diverse than ever before. An inclusive environment is key to innovating, developing and retaining talent, and it begins with the youngest members of our communities,” said Al-Zomaia.

Shell has been active in the Kingdom for over seven decades and has a wide variety of social investment activities in the country, many of which are centered around youth empowerment, such as Shell Intilaaqah and FutbolNet.

Shell Intilaaqah aims to strengthen young people’s career options by enabling them to switch from being an employee to becoming an employer, or making the transition from seeking employment to creating employment. Shell’s trainees have set up 1,100 businesses, in addition to 500 existing small and medium businesses. Together, they created over 3,000 jobs. Shell Intilaaqah has been training Saudi entrepreneurs since 2010. Over the past years, Shell Intilaaqah trained, supported and mentored 10,000 Saudis — the majority of whom were women. 

Shell and Football Club (FC) Barcelona Foundation work together and use football to teach children the importance of values. The FutbolNet program is a 12-week football training course for children supported by dedicated coaches. Futbolnet aims to infuse values like respect, teamwork and commitment, which are key for the children to develop as happy, healthy and value-adding individuals.