KHALEEJ TIMES, Thursday, Jan 11, 2018 | Rabi Al Thani 23,1439
Etisalat launches parental control device for Dh549
Etisalat today announced it will exclusively offer the 'Circle with Disney'
parental control device for all customers in UAE.
This exclusivity was a result of Etisalat's partnership with Circle Media Labs,
a leading developer of products used by families to manage all their connected
"We have always strived to give great value to our customers with high-quality
products, and Circle with Disney is a seamless fit," said Khalid El Khouly,
Chief Consumer Officer, Etisalat. "Cyber security is a grave concern for parents
today and offering customers a way to monitor and filter content is going to
change how the Internet is used in many households."
'Circle with Disney' allows parents to control how long their children are
online and filter which sites they can access to keep them safe online. The
device is available for Dh 549 upfront (currently on sale at Dh 449 during
the Dubai Shopping Festival), or at monthly instalments starting at just Dh25
per month. Customers can purchase this device online at Etisalat.ae/circle with
free delivery, or at Etisalat outlets for their convenience.
"Managing kids on devices is a global issue," said Lance Charlish, Chief
Executive Officer, Circle Media Labs. "You'll find parents who are looking for
ways to manage their kids' content and screen time, and Circle is that answer,
both inside and outside the home."
Circle with Disney is the smart way for families to manage content and time
online, on any connected device. With the easy-to-use Circle app - available for
download on both iOS and AndroidT devices - parents can easily create unique
profiles for each family member. This includes creating daily time limits for
apps and websites, setting individual filter levels for each family member,
scheduling bedtime for each connected device, and pausing the internet by device
or by user with the press of a button. Parents can manage user profiles and
settings, and completely customize them based on kids' ages and parents'