In pictures: UAE telco du's teleport facility
du unveils its new teleport facility located at Al Qudra area in Dubai
The new upgraded facility covers an area of 75000 sq. metres and has been built to enable the expanding requirements of du broadcast customers. The new facility at Al Qudra site will cater to the growth in demand of satellite TV offerings. The facility is built to accommodate 50 earth station antenna systems with further room to expand. The facility will be scaled up even further to cover all broadcasting operations. The initial planning of du’s new Teleport site started in 2010 and after intensive checking in terms of the location, the technical design phase started.