du welcomes international visitors with the fastest 5G network capabilities in the UAE and free SIM cards for great experiences

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  • he telco’s successful efforts to make sustainable environment and infrastructure contributions will ensure every tourist benefits from the fastest 5G network in the UAE
  • Tourists are also being empowered upon arrival at Dubai International Airport with free SIM cards with free 1GB of data and rechargeable bundle offers

Dubai, UAE: du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), has reaffirmed its readiness to accommodate high influxes of international visitors entering the UAE over the coming months. The leading telco provider’s sustained and successful efforts to enhance telecommunications infrastructure at the national level is already benefitting the wider tourism community, with all availing world-class connectivity and mobile experiences. Those entering the country from abroad are enjoying immediate access to industry-leading performance, efficiency, and reliability through du’s 5G network, as well as valuable services rolled out previously that further complement connectivity journeys.

With high visitor numbers expected in the next 6 months and beyond, world-class connectivity experiences nationwide are assured through proactive action aligned with du’s ongoing 5G network rollout. Already, the network recently recorded the fastest 5G average speeds in the UAE, with coverage currently above 90%. However, this figure is projected to rise by the end of Q4 2021, aiming to enable every resident and visitor to access the network irrespective of their location. 

In addition, international visitors experiences are being boosted by the free Tourist SIM cards initially upon arrival at Dubai International Airport (DXB), which come with free 1GB of data to ensure people can use telco services and begin their local connectivity experiences immediately.

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.