du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), has announced the latest major network milestone, with the telco provider’s mobile network becoming the fastest in the UAE based on mean throughput for all mobile technologies. du’s mobile network has become the fastest in UAE with mean throughput of ~300Mbps across all mobile technologies based on independent benchmarking. This achievement follows the previous announcement of being the fastest 5G Network in UAE and is direct result of du's smart strategy to invest in 5G as a future-proof technology.

Saleem AlBlooshi, Chief Technology Officer, EITC, said: “Mobile networks have evolved continuously ever since their inception, yet recent advancements have transpired at an unprecedented pace, with demands for capabilities these networks provide at their highest ever point. As such, du has strived to deliver newfound value through its own mobile network and consolidate its position as a leading specialist and provider in this specific area. This approach has yielded positive outcomes, accelerating progression that has ultimately led us to day. We are proud that our mobile network in the fastest in the UAE based on mean throughput. However, what’s even more pleasing is the clients and communities we serve are beyond satisfied with the services they avail through this highly capable world-class network.”

5G is now an established cornerstone for advanced mobile broadband and fixed wireless services. The technology will empower additional use cases in the years ahead, including ultra-reliable low latency and massive/industrial IoT use cases for multiple industries, including manufacturing, oil & gas (O&G), utilities, healthcare, and retail. Today’s announcement reaffirms du’s commitment to driving the UAE’s digital transformation agenda and empowering all industries with the fastest mobile network nationwide. Furthermore, the unique position of du’s mobile network in terms of mean throughput has been reaffirmed for the months of September and October 2021 through independent mobile benchmarking reports conducted by independent entities.

Source: MSL Group

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