du to support UAE start-up community
du is the official telecom partner for STEP 2017
During the STEP conference 2017, du announced it is supporting innovation and entrepreneurship through connectivity in the UAE.
Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company chief executive officer, Osman Sultan delivered a key note speech addressing the importance of connectivity and digital integration in innovation.
He also discussed the growth and expansion of the UAE's entertainment industry, and in particular the role that du has taken in supporting the growth of this industry.
"As the UAE works to diversify its economy, we continue to pave the way for new avenues that will drive the economic contribution of the country." said Sultan. "Our investment in entertainment, through platforms such as our events and music platform ‘du Live!', and our award-winning movies platform ‘du Tuesday', is among the many ways in which we are making a contribution to the entertainment industry in the UAE."
The du stage is hosting upcoming innovators and entrepreneurs from across the region, who will demonstrate the work that they are doing in their respective start-ups.