du partners with DIEZ and DERQ to power Dubai Silicon Oasis with cutting-edge capabilities and smart city solutions

by | Dec 7, 2022

  • The MoU will see du implementing 5G communication and edge computing technologies across the free zone  
  • du, DIEZ and DERQ will carry out technical support throughout the pilot set up and ongoing operations. 
  • The partnership reaffirms a longstanding cooperation enjoyed by all three parties since 2018 

Dubai, UAE – du, part of Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company has joined forces with Dubai Integrated Economic Zones Authority (DIEZ) and Derq, a leading provider of AI analytics solutions for road safety and connected vehicles, under a strategic partnership to power DIEZ's Freezones with a portfolio of cutting-edge capabilities and competitive smart city solutions. A signing ceremony to mark the partnership was attended by top representatives and employees from both parties.  


About Derq:

Derq is an award-winning MIT-spinoff powering the future of roads for safer and more efficient movement of road users and autonomous vehicles. Through its proprietary and patented technology, Derq provides cities and fleets with an artificial intelligence (AI) platform that powers advanced analytics and connected & autonomous vehicle (CAV) applications to help them improve road safety and better manage traffic. Derq has been recognized as an industry leader by the WEF and has received a number of awards including AI company of the year at SXSW 2019, and Top Road Safety Innovator for Vision Zero in 2020 by Together for Safer Roads. For more information, please visit www.derq.com or contact [email protected]. Derq is a trademark of Derq Inc. 

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. 


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