RTA and du to provide free WiFi on Dubai buses and marine transits

Posted: 9 October 2019 |

The announcement was made at GITEX Technology Week 2019 at the Dubai World Trade Centre.

RTA and du to provide free WiFi on Dubai buses and marine transits

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has partnered with du, the telecommunications company, to provide free WiFi UAE on public buses, marine transit modes and in bus shelters.

The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed in the presence of Ahmed Hashim Bahrozyan, CEO of public transport agency, RTA, and Fahad Al-Hassawi, Deputy CEO Telecoms, du.

The signing of this MoU contributes to achieving two of RTA’s strategic goals – People Happiness and Advance RTA – which aim to improve and develop human resources and partner supplier relations. “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. The service will also be available at 23 bus stations, 40 water transit means, 18 marine transport stations, and several air-conditioned bus shelters,” explained Bahrozyan.

“We look forward to boosting our cooperation and improving our services to RTA and all other public entities with the aim of contributing to the satisfaction and happiness of Dubai and UAE residents. 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,” commented Al Hassawi.