du and Nokia Collaborate for Digital Transformation of Industries with New 5G Use Cases in UAE


The two companies will identify and develop innovative 5G use cases for digital transformation of enterprises

Dubai, UAE: du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC) and Nokia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed at identifying and developing new 5G use cases for enterprises in the UAE. These use cases will focus on improving operational and cost efficiency through digital transformation for various industrial sectors including manufacturing, transport, shipping, aviation, energy and health across the UAE.

du and Nokia have a longstanding partnership to create a strategic roadmap for the evolution of 5G technology and use cases. As part of the new MoU, Nokia will provide its latest innovative and end-to-end enterprise solutions, including high-speed enterprise digital solutions and enterprise 5G use cases for resale under Nokia’s Global Partner Program.

Saleem AlBlooshi, Chief Technology Officer at du said: “du and Nokia are working towards accelerating enterprise 5G use case development and enabling UAE enterprises to experience the future on our 5G network. We will continue to be the driving force that supports the digital transformation of the UAE and establish it as a future 5G regional center of competence.”

The combined efforts of du and Nokia aim to create significant value towards the UAE’s digital transformation, targeting both consumer and business sectors to enjoy next-generation technologies.

Rima Manna, Head of the Middle East Market Unit, Nokia MEA, said: ” We are proud to have collaborated with du and this is yet another milestone in our long-standing partnership to bring the benefits of our best-in-class solutions to people and businesses in the UAE. 5G holds an immense potential for driving enterprise digitization with innovative use cases. With its low latency and ultra-high speed capabilities, 5G will open the door to wider opportunities, innovative solutions, and applications – enabling new revenue streams from industrial transformation.”

Nokia’s 5G solutions allow du to deliver a superior network experience to its customers and set it on the path to upgrade the network for future technologies. This will enable du customers to benefit from improved coverage, capacity and overall network performance. 

About du

Operating under the steadfast umbrella of Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), du is an integral driver of the UAE’s economic, social and digital transformation. Thriving on digitally innovating all facets of the contemporary telecom experience, we touch the lives of millions of customers everyday as a dedicated enabler of connectivity, continuity and growth across consumer and enterprise segments. Whether delivering state-of-the-art Smart City infrastructure, bespoke enterprise ICT solutions, government communications, secure data solutions, or the very best in home entertainment and value, we are a reliable telco and ICT player shaping the future of communication for a more connected tomorrow.