du launches WiFi UAE at WAFI Mall
WAFI Mall visitors will now benefit from WiFi UAE and WiFi UAE Premium
du has announced the launch of WiFi UAE at WAFI Mall in Dubai, providing visitors with the ability to connect to the Internet.
The service will offer a choice of premium or free WiFi, including high-speed Internet to browse government websites and apps. The premium option is a paid service that offers users an unlimited upload and download function.
"In support of our leadership's vision of making Dubai the smartest city on the planet by 2017, we are enhancing communication and positively influencing the culture of convenience in Dubai with the roll out of our latest WiFi UAE location at WAFI Mall," said Jihad Tayara, vice president business development and partnerships at du.
"This latest expansion of WiFi UAE is just another step towards connecting all of the UAE with public WiFi. Supporting the UAE government in enabling the fruition of our leader's smart city vision is an ongoing effort, one which is coming to realisation before our eyes."
Layla Al Harmoudi, head of WAFI central marketing department added: ""As a mall that aims to bring unforgettable experiences to our customers, we are pleased to partner with du and add value to their lives by offering them connectivity with WiFi UAE. We are as equally delighted to be part of the UAE's vision for a smart city. We look forward to welcoming our visitors in a space where connectivity can remain at their fingertips thanks to this partnership."
Whether WiFi access is for business or personal use, users can avail du's premium WiFi services regardless of their network provider; users only need a UAE mobile number and a WiFi-enabled device.
du has already introduced WiFi UAE in a number of high footfall areas including RTA serviced areas such as the Dubai Metro and Tram, malls, Emaar Boulevard Downtown Dubai and Global Village.
WiFi UAE expects to enable WiFi connectivity through more than 300 locations by the end of the year.