du, the fastest growing telecommunications provider in MENA, has signed a cooperation agreement with the Abu Dhabi Systems and Information Centre (ADSIC) on smart city and smart apps.
The announcement comes in line with both parties’ continued efforts and enthusiasm to contribute in providing best services and solutions in each of these fields.
In the field of smart city and smart services, du and ADSIC are currently in discussions regarding the various areas they will cooperate in. Additionally, ADSIC and du will align on the roll out of the WiFi UAE network, which give users two options to choose from, WiFi and Premium WiFi, and can be accessed from any WiFi-enabled device and a UAE mobile number.
This includes smartphones, laptops, tablets, gaming devices and more. Furthermore, the two companies will join hands on strengthening the infrastructure for government and public sectors in Abu Dhabi.
“We have selected du based on the company’s regional leadership in smart city technologies with a sound infrastructure capable of handling the traffic that nascent technologies will bring about. We look forward to a long and secure partnership with du,” said His Excellency Rashed Lahej Al Mansoori, Director General, ADSIC.
Osman Sultan, Chief Executive Officer, du, said: “We are committed to continuously innovating and pioneering the best in breed products and services that are aligned with the proliferation of information and communication technologies. Ensuring that we remain abreast of technologies and at the forefront of innovation is a key driver for our vision to be a partner of choice. We are thrilled to be working with ADSIC on a number of exciting projects.”