Du spreads its cellular network across UAE with Intelsat

By Arya M Nair, Official Reporter
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du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), has partnered with Intelsat, operator of one of the world’s largest integrated satellite and terrestrial networks, to expand cellular connectivity across the UAE.

Through this partnership, cellular services will be improved across the nation, including in previously inaccessible areas.

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Saleem AlBlooshi
Chief Technology Officer

“As a leading national telecom operator, we relentlessly pursue exceptional customer experiences, delivering tangible value to our stakeholders by leveraging the latest telecom technologies and fostering a culture deeply imbued with innovation throughout our operational framework. The introduction of advanced networking infrastructure and services will act as a catalyst, propelling our community into the digital transformation era.”

“Through our partnership with Intelsat, we can leverage the full capacity of IS-39 satellite, providing coverage to even the most remote areas of the nation. With this advanced technology, end users can enjoy a superior, uninterrupted connection experience, regardless of their location. This unparalleled level of quality and reliability sets a new industry standard for cellular networks,” added Mr. AlBlooshi.

Mr. Rhys Morgan, Vice President and General Manager of Intelsat, said that, “The UAE continues to bolster its telecom and infrastructure capabilities. As global leader in satellite connectivity, Intelsat is well-positioned to support the UAE’s connectivity plans, supporting du in the provision of reliable connectivity. We look forward to working with du to expand its reach into these important areas, providing reliable access to an increasing number of end customers.”

The du-Intelsat alliance is a testimony to du’s commitment to providing superior customer service and spearheading the UAE’s digital transformation. With this advanced networking infrastructure, end users will benefit from a high quality connection experience regardless of their location.

The partnership sets a new industry standard for cellular networks, paving the way for enhanced connectivity nationwide.

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