As part of the new partnership, both operators will, through the Taawun infrastructure deployment initiative, cover Emaar’s major projects, providing essential telecommunications infrastructure. The partnership supports the government’s long-term vision in developing smart infrastructure and establishing a robust telecom sector for master developers.
Under the agreement, du and Etisalat will install, maintain, and oversee state-of-the-art fixed telecom services and solutions across various sites, including Al Aryam Phase II, Lagoons Phase 1, Dubai Creek Harbour, The Valley by Emaar, Emaar Dubai South, Mina Rashid Properties, Dubai Hills Estates and Arabian Ranches Phase 3.
Saeed Al Zarouni, Senior Vice President, Mobile Network, Etisalat, said, “Our collaboration with Emaar will drive an array of opportunities for both parties in the years ahead. At Etisalat, we are committed to the total digital transformation of consumer and business customer experiences in line with our overall strategy and vision of ‘Driving the Digital Future to Empower Societies’.”
The partnership is aligned with UAE Vision 2021 and smart city development in Dubai, which has helped the country to become one of the world's most connected and sustainable nations.
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