TeleGeography notes that UAE-based telecoms operator Etisalat has announced its results for the nine months ended 30 September 2009, reporting revenue of AED22.107 billion (US$6.02 billion), up from AED20.805 billion in the same period a year earlier. Net profit for the period totalled AED6.85 billion, representing a fall from the AED7.189 billion posted in the first nine months of 2008, although the year-ago figure included an exceptional income from the sale of shares in Saudi operator Mobily of AED892 million.