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Dubai's RTA partners with Du to provide free WiFi on buses, marine transport

RTA said it plans to have the new technology fully rolled out in time for Expo 2020 next year

Dubai's RTA partners with Du to provide free WiFi on buses, marine transport
As part of the agreement, du is to provide WiFi UAE services free of charge for riders of Dubai Bus, inter-city bus and Expo buses.

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is teaming up with du to provide Free WiFi UAE on board public buses, marine transit modes and air-conditioned bus shelters.

The RTA said it plans to have the new technology fully rolled out in time for Expo 2020 next year.

The companies confirmed the news on the sidelines of Gitex Technology Week 2019 at Dubai World Trade Centre.  

“As part of the agreement, du is to provide WiFi UAE services free of charge for riders of Dubai Bus, inter-city bus and Expo buses,” explained Ahmed Hashim Bahrozyan, CEO of Public Transport Agency, RTA.

“The service will also be available at 23 bus stations, 40 water transit means, 18 marine transport stations, and several air-conditioned bus shelters.”

Fahad Al-Hassawi, Deputy CEO Telecoms, Du, added, “This agreement is instrumental in broadening the scope of du services and cementing its standing as a preferred service provider to the government and corporate sector.”

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