Janvier 2022 —

Etisalat: top up your phone in 1mn!

Are you planning to relocate to the UAE or do you have family or friends living there?  Do you or your close ones need a phone number there? Then you must have heard of Etisalat, one of the biggest telecom companies in the world. If you haven’t, then this article is for you. 

Etisalat offers great coverage, competitive tariffs and a good variety of top-up deals that can be useful whether you plan to recharge your own phone or a friend’s. 

We have created this small guide to give all the information you need on Etisalat. You will also learn about the solution for quick and easy mobile top-ups provided by Monisnap (ex Allo). We hope you’ll find the article helpful.

Etisalat: presentation

Etisalat: best offers

Etisalat (officially the Emirates Telecommunication Group Company PJSC) is one of the most important telecommunications operators in the world. The company was founded in 1976  and has the headquarters in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Nowadays, the company operates in 16 countries in Asia, the Middle East and Africa: 

  • United Arab Emirates
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Egypt
  • Pakistan
  • Afghanistan
  • Bénin
  • Burkina Faso
  • Central African Republic
  • Côte d’Ivoire
  • Gabon
  • Mali
  • Mauritania
  • Marocco
  • Niger 
  • Togo 
  • Chad 

The company provides fixed and mobile telephony services as well as mobile internet and broadband. Etisalat has the fastest 5G download speed at 9.1 Gigabits per second, service available since 2020 in the UAE. 

Currently, Etisalat has over 11 million subscribers worldwide. 

Etisalat coverage

Etisalat offers great coverage, as the company invested immensely in the infrastructure of the countries it is presently operating in. 

Depending on the country, Etisalat offers 2G, 3G, 4G, 4G+ and 5G network connectivity. In the UAE, mostly 4G and 5G connections are available, Etisalat having the fastest 5G download speed in the area. 

In Egypt, the most common connection is 3G and in some remote locations, 2G. In Afghanistan, Etisalat provides 3G coverage in 21 provinces. 

Etisalat is also one of the Internet hubs in the Middle East, which means the company provides connectivity to other telecommunications operators in the region.

Etisalat mobile plans: the best offers

Etisalat has a wide variety of mobile plans, whether we’re talking about prepaid or postpaid options. 

In the table below you will find the best offer for the postpaid plans.

Etisalat: top up your phone in 1mn!

Etisalat monthly plans postpaid - 12 months subscription

Cost (AED/£)DataFlexi MinutesExtras
125 AED/ £254GB100(local & international)100 UAE Wifi hours
200 AED/ £4013GB400 (local & international)100 UAE Wifi hours
325 AED/ £6527 GB700 (local & international)Unlimited calls to 1 country
600 AED/ £12050 GBUnlimited+50 GB promotional
1200AED/ £240125 GBUnlimited40 GB Roaming Data

If you want to opt for a more flexible plan, you can always go for a prepaid option. Tariffs start at 25 AED (£5) and can go as high as 250 AED (£50). Should you ever run out of credit, all you need to do is select a top-up and continue enjoying your Etisalat mobile.

Etisalat tariffs

In UAE, Etisalat has a variety of Post and Prepaid plans that you can choose from. The company practices competitive pricing, especially for the top-up offers. 

Postpaid plans start at 125 AED (£25) and can go as high as 600 AED (£120) per month. All the postpaid plans come with a 12 month engagement period. 

If you want to opt for a more flexible plan, you can always go for a prepaid option. Tariffs start at 25 AED (£5) and can go as high as 250 AED (£50). 

Should you ever run out of credit, all you need to do is select a top-up and continue enjoying your Etisalat mobile. We suggest you recharge on Monisnap (ex Allo), the fast and easy solution for international mobile top-ups.

How can I top up with Etisalat?

The easiest way to top up your Etisalat mobile is on Monisnap (ex Allo). We have a variety of recharge options ranging from £1,79 to £54,79. The advantage is that you can use the credit as you see fit, for calls, texts or data. Just top-up the amount you need or can afford and enjoy your Etisalat mobile. 

The countries available for Etisalat mobile top-ups on Monisnap (ex Allo) are the following: UAE, Egypt, and Afghanistan. The advantage of doing a recharge on Monisnap is that you will be directly charged in Pound Sterling, so you don’t need to worry about exchange rates or extra charges.

Etisalat: top up your phone in 1mn!
Etisalat UAE top-up plan on Monisnap (ex Allo)
Etisalat: recharge your phone
Etisalat: get credit

All you need to do is enter the number and the amount you want, pay on our secure platform and enjoy your instant top-up. Piece of cake! 

How do I check my Etisalat credit balance?

In UAE, there are three ways in which you can check your Etisalat data balance: 

  1. Dial *140# to check your Etisalat postpaid data balance. You will receive your balance by text using this method. 
  2. From the My Etisalat app. Log into the official app using your credentials and you will be able to see your data balance in the main menu
  3. Online. Similar to using the mobile app, you can use your browser to check your Etisalat data balance. Go on the official website, log in with your credentials and all the information regarding your remaining balance will appear immediately.

Etisalat mobile: top up in 1mn with Monisnap (ex Allo)

Do you want to top up a friend’s Etisalat mobile in just one minute? Use Monisnap (ex Allo)!  

You can purchase mobile top-ups for call credit or mobile data at the exact same fares that you find on Etisalat. 

Here’s how it works: 

  • choose the mobile and the amount you wish to top-up 
  • pay securely on our platform using your Visa or Mastercard 
  • enjoy your instantly credited top-up 

As a bonus, for each top-up, mobile or data, you earn one loyalty star. Four stars equal one top-up with zero fees.

Use Monisnap (ex Allo): fast, easy and secure!

🔎 How can I check that the Etisalat credit has been added successfully?

Call * 120 # from the recharged mobile and follow the instructions. 

The top-up is usually done in a few seconds, although a maximum of 10 minutes may elapse before Flow takes your top-up into account.

📣 If I recharge a friend's mobile online, how will he be notified?

After paying for the top-up, you will have the chance to share the information with your recipient directly via WhatsApp, by text or email. You can use the available pre-filled messages to save you some time. Know that you can also do this at any time from your Monisnap (ex Allo) customer space.

💳 How can I pay for a top-up on Monisnap?

You can purchase a top-up and pay it using either a Visa or a MasterCard. All payments are secured through our platform.

🧾 Will I receive an invoice after payment?

Yes, you will receive an invoice after payment. After your purchase, you will receive your confirmation and the attached bill by email. You can also check your transaction history from your Monisnap customer space. 

🌎 Can I top-up a mobile from another country?

With Monisnap, you can top-up a phone number from any country you like, 24/7, if you have an internet connection to a phone, laptop, or computer.

Yannis Rahal

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