du Participates as Smart ICT Partner at STEP Conference 2018

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Published March 27th, 2018 - 09:55 GMT
Jihad Tayara, Vice President, Business Development & Partnerships, du
Jihad Tayara, Vice President, Business Development & Partnerships, du

As a driving force behind the digital transformation in the UAE and across the region, du from Emirates Integrated Telecommunication Company (EITC) is participating as the Smart ICT Partner at STEP Conference 2018. The event invites more than 6,000 techies in Dubai to experience a four-part tech festival with conferences focusing on entrepreneurship, digital, fintech, and future tech. du, the leading telecom company in the UAE, will host an interactive exhibit to showcase its latest innovations in ICT, as well as a keynote speech and panel discussion around the Smart City future and connected solutions in Dubai.


“We are delighted to participate as the Smart ICT Partner at STEP Conference, which provides an excellent opportunity for ICT players like du to share what we have been working on while also networking and collaborating with other innovators in the tech space,” said Jihad Tayara, Vice President, Business Development & Partnerships, du. “As a leader of the Smart City transformation in the UAE, we look forward to showcasing our exciting new Smart City solutions throughout the conference, which reflect the immense work we have done in 5G and IoT. We believe the UAE is making meaningful strides towards achieving the Smart City future, and by participating in events like this, we are demonstrating how our strategy alights with this ambitious vision for tomorrow.”


At the conference, du’s booth will exhibit its Dubai Pulse, Smart identity, and Hassantuk solutions and smart security — these initiatives are designed to propel the Smart City vision and digital transformation forward in the UAE. Along with showcasing its ICT solutions, du will also showcase its cloud solution to serve as a solid infrastructure for future innovation.  


Dubai Pulse provides a central operating system for the city’s Smart services and technologies; Smart identity helps businesses streamline and solve visitor management problems through advanced Blockchain technology; and Hassantuk is a state-of-the-art integrated Smart monitoring platform for which du serves as the ICT Partner.


STEP Conference, which started out five years ago as a series of workshops and small gatherings, now brings together many of the region’s brightest minds in the spirit of innovation and collaboration. With four conferences, a vast lineup of esteemed speakers, more than 250 startups showcasing, and over 6,000 attendees, STEP 2018 will bring you the latest in tech and digital happenings across the Middle East.

Background Information

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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PO Box 502666
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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