- Since it was established,
WAM has provided coverage of around 80-90% of the official and public news in
- WAM also
provides video and photographic coverage, which is distributed to newspapers and
- WAM covers the activities
of official UAE delegations abroad.
- WAM has the facility to
send pictures to subscribers locally and internationally.
- WAM offers its news and
photographic services to all newspapers, to media departments, and to other
government offices in the country and to UAE embassies around the world. The
total number of recipientsof WAM services are 230.
- The number of stories transmitted
by WAM from year 1995 to 2009:
No. of stories
How to subscribe to WAM News Services
The following services are available only to media organizations
Text and Photos :
FTP Service : (Text only) The subscriber should
provide WAM with a server public IP address , username , password and folder
name. Each story will be sent as a text file in real time.
E-mail Service : (Text and Photos) The subscriber
should provide WAM with an E-mail address. Each story will be sent to the
provided email address as a text file in real time.
Data Leased Line: (Arabic Text only) The subscriber should
contact Emirates Telecommunications Corporation (www.etisalat.ae) to request
for a Data leased line with the following specifications: