Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), known as du, has forged a strategic alliance with Intelsat, renowned for operating one of the world’s most extensive combined satellite and terrestrial networks. This partnership aims to broaden cellular coverage across the UAE, promising to bring enhanced mobile services even to previously inaccessible areas.
Saleem AlBlooshi, du’s Chief Technology Officer, commented, “Digital connectivity’s critical role in molding the UAE’s socio-economic framework is undeniable. As a premier national telecom provider, our focus is on consistently delivering outstanding experiences to our customers, adding significant value for our stakeholders by utilizing cutting-edge telecom technologies and embedding a culture of innovation within our operations. Introducing sophisticated networking infrastructure and services will serve as a driving force in ushering our society into an era of digital transformation.”
AlBlooshi further explained, “du’s cellular backhaul solution is at the vanguard of technological advancement, greatly improving mobile coverage in isolated regions. Our collaboration with Intelsat enables us to harness the full potential of the IS-39 satellite, ensuring coverage in even the most remote parts of the country. This cutting-edge technology allows users to enjoy a seamless, uninterrupted connection, irrespective of their location. Such unmatched quality and dependability redefine the benchmarks for cellular networks.”
Vice President and General Manager at Intelsat.
“The UAE is continuously enhancing its telecom and infrastructure capabilities. As a global leader in satellite connectivity, Intelsat is ideally positioned to support the UAE’s connectivity objectives, aiding du in providing dependable connections. We are excited to join forces with du to extend their reach into these crucial areas, ensuring more end customers have reliable access.”
This collaboration underscores du’s dedication to offering exceptional customer experiences and spearheading the UAE’s digital transformation. With this advanced network infrastructure, users everywhere will enjoy a superior connection experience. This partnership not only raises the bar for cellular networks but also marks a significant step in advancing nationwide connectivity.