Etisalat is the UAE's leading telecommunications operator and one of the largest corporations in the GCC. Headquartered in Abu Dhabi, UAE, Etisalat serves 11.6 million customers in the UAE and more than 170 million customers across its 18 operations globally. Etisalat’s Carrier & Wholesale Services Division (C&WS) is dedicated to delivering a comprehensive portfolio of high quality wholesale services. SmartHub, established in 2012, is the region’s largest capacity, content, Internet, messaging and data hub. Etisalat’s upcoming SmartHub IX (Internet Exchange) in Fujairah, UAE, will further extend the reach of SmartHub content. Etisalat’s most extensive international network, with an extensive international mobile network in over 200 countries that reaches over 735 destinations also support its success.