Abu Dhabi – MENA Herald : Etisalat announced today that it has partnered with Homengine Technologies, to introduce the FIBARO Home Automation System for Etisalat’s residential customers in the UAE.

The advanced FIBARO solutions enable Home Monitoring, Security and Air Conditioning Management. It will allow Etisalat’s residential users the ability to monitor, automate, secure and control their homes remotely from anywhere and at any time, using a phone, tablet or computer. Bringing limitless smart living possibilities to homes in the UAE, the new home automation system will be available starting on October, 25th across Etisalat’s retail stores in the country.

Etisalat’s Smart Living Packages

Etisalat will offer its customers three  packages:

  1. Eye Home: This package allows users to know and see what is happening at home and to monitor kids and babies. It includes 1 controller, 1 door/Window Sensor, 1 motion Sensor and 1 indoor camera.
  2. Cool Home: This package lets users remotely manage air conditioning. They can enjoy cool air once home and save on their bills. It includes 1 controller and 2 thermostats.
  3. Safe Home. This package helps improve safety and security for you and your family members at home. It includes 1 controller, 1 door/window sensor, 1 motion sensor, 1 water leak sensor, 1 smoke detector and 1 siren.

To enhance their Smart Living experience, Etisalat’s customers can combine or add to their packages additional devices such as cameras, thermostats, sensors or wall plugs at an additional charge. Etisalat’s customers can choose to purchase their packages with a one-time payment or with instalments starting at AED99 per month.

Commenting on the launch of Etisalat’s Smart Living solutions, Rashed Al Abbar, (Vice President, Consumer Product Innovation) at Etisalat, said, “Keeping with the country’s smart objectives, we were the first to bring smart home solutions to the UAE a year ago. We are enhancing the smart living experience for our customers with the new FIBARO home automation systems, available at an affordable price point.”

“We are delighted to work with Homengine to provide FIBARO intelligent home solutions, enabling our customers to switch to a connected home lifestyle. Etisalat is leading the way through providing consumers with an end-to-end smart home solution and this is in line with our vision to empower all our customers with smart technologies”, Al Abbar added.

Michal Rodziewicz, Sales Director, Board member Fibaro Group added, “This cooperation is a great opportunity to reach direct consumers in the country, who are looking for top-quality, functional and aesthetic smart home solutions. We believe that the mix of Etisalat’s experience and home engine’s expertise will be the best support in popularizing our system in this country. With such reliable partners we are sure that our brand will grow stronger in this market.”

Integrating smart home services and solutions requires a robust fixed infrastructure. The Etisalat advantage is the high level of security and speeds that are required to introduce innovative platforms such as the new Smart Living system.