Du plans expansion plans for 4G coverage

September 1, 2014 9:20 am

Du, Dubai-based Emirates Integrated Telecommunications, has announced it is planning to expand its next-generation 4G network. The telco said in response to the increasing demand for faster connectivity, it will expand its 4G LTE network by 25% beyond the company’s original plans for expansion in 2014, Arabian Business reported. du said in a statement that it doubled its 4G LTE footprint in the first three months of 2014, and is working on completing this additional expansion by the end of the year. “Our internal analysis and monitoring of data usage patterns on our network has shown very healthy growth, in line with global trends,” said Saleem Albalooshi, executive vice president, Network Development and Operations, du.