du announces official partnership with Dubai International Film Festival

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Published December 7th, 2011 - 06:54 GMT
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du announced its official partnership with Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) during a meeting, held at the telecommunications company’s headquarters in Dubai Media City. Present at the event was Abdulhamid Juma, Chairman, DIFF, and Farid Faraidooni, Chief Commercial Officer, du.

In its capacity as an Official Partner, du is bolstering its strategy to bring the best in entertainment to its customers, by rewarding the most popular film shown during DIFF with the du People’s Choice Award, as voted for by the UAE community. 

“We are pleased to welcome du on board as an Official Partner for Dubai International Film Festival 2011. The du People’s Choice Award will be an exciting category; it will be extremely rewarding for the recipient to know that their film was chosen by popular choice from everyone who watched it,” said Abdulhamid Juma. 

Farid Faraidooni said, “It is an honour to be an Official Partner for Dubai International Film Festival, and we’re proud to continue to bring the best in entertainment to our customer family. We are looking forward to presenting an exhilarating celebration of cinema to our customers, and by engaging them with DIFF in surprising new ways.” 

Visitors to the VOX Cinemas at Mall of the Emirates to watch  movies at DIFF stand a chance to be randomly chosen as  the lucky winner of tickets for two to a DIFF movie screening, simply by being in the du film booth designed to make visitors feel like celebrieties.  

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Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (du)

Ever since we opened for business in 2006, we have worked hard to enhance and expand our bouquet of services in an industry that is at the heart of economic and social transformation. Bringing people and businesses together is what we do best, offering mobile and fixed telephony, broadband connectivity and IPTV services to people, homes and businesses all over the UAE. We also provide carrier services, a data hub, internet exchange facilities and satellite services for broadcasters.

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