- Published: 10 June 2019
Pre-registered customers first to experience 5G network on ZTE's Axon Pro 10
du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), continues to encourage early adopters to be part of their family by testing burgeoning technology including the power of 5G connectivity in the palm of their hands. In collaboration with ZTE, the leading global handset provider, du is empowering UAE residents with next generation technology building towards a faster, more connected future.
The first preregistered du customers received their Axon Pro 10 device as a gift from the company. As announced earlier, a full group of customers who also signed up from 8th May will receive their devices for free, dispatched to them directly.
As the first operator in the MENA region to provide the fastest live experience of the 5G network to the public in the UAE, with speeds exceeding 1.26Gbps on its live 5G network, du cements its credentials as a key telco enabler in 5G’s successful deployment. As a key strategic partner driving the UAE’s regional leadership, du is committed to delivering accelerated 5G adoption in terms of infrastructure and devices.
Operating under the steadfast umbrella of Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), du is an integral driver of the UAE’s economic, social and digital transformation. Thriving on digitally innovating all facets of the contemporary telecom experience, we touch the lives of millions of customers everyday as a dedicated enabler of connectivity, continuity and growth across consumer and enterprise segments. Whether delivering state-of-the-art Smart City infrastructure, bespoke enterprise ICT solutions, government communications, secure data solutions, or the very best in home entertainment and value, we are a reliable telco and ICT player shaping the future of communication for a more connected tomorrow.
About Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company PJSC (EITC)
Founded in 2005, EITC is a UAE-based telecommunications provider responsible for operating both the iconic du and Virgin Mobile brands. EITC also runs a number of pioneering, transformative business subsidiaries under its corporate canopy, including EITC Investment Holdings, Edara, UAE-IX, Khazna and datamena. Implemented in 2013, in alignment with the National Plan, EITC also partially runs FedNet which supports the UAE mGovernment initiative.
EITC is 39.5 percent owned by Emirates Investment Authority, 19.75 percent by Mubadala Investment Company PJSC, 19.5 percent by Emirates International Telecommunications and the remaining by public shareholders. Listed on the Dubai Financial Market (DFM), the company trades under the name ‘Du’.
Quelle/Source: Zawya, 03.06.2019