Dubai's du to offer free faster WiFi over Eid Al Adha holiday

Telecoms operator du says it will offer complementary higher-speed WiFi for five days across the UAE during Eid Al Adha
Dubai's du to offer free faster WiFi over Eid Al Adha holiday
By Sam Bridge
Thu 16 Aug 2018 01:53 PM

Dubai-based telecoms operator du will offer complementary higher-speed WiFi for five days across the UAE during Eid Al Adha.

From August 19-23, free WiFi supplied by WiFi UAE will operate 10 times faster at no additional cost, the company said in a statement.

“du believes in creating unmatched connectivity for our customers by offering innovative and uninterrupted communication services. Higher speed WiFi in the UAE is our way of celebrating the joyous occasion of Eid and thanking our customers for the faith they have in us,” said Fahad Al Hassawi, deputy CEO, TelcoServices – Emirates Integrated Telecommunication Company (EITC).

“In line with our support of the UAE’s Vision 2021, du aims to achieve country-wide WiFi access to connect customers whenever they are. WiFi UAE offers unprecedented freedom, economical value and unparalleled communication round the clock," he added.

WiFi UAE is a country-wide initiative to provide WiFi access to the public. It is available to all users with a WiFi-enabled device, including smartphones, laptops, and tablets, and offers users two types of internet connection - WiFi UAE Free and WiFi UAE Premium.

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Last Updated: Thu 16 Aug 2018 01:56 PM GST

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