du announced that its partnership with DMI will upgrade current FM transmitter system
Dubai, UAE, 28 January 2018: du from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC) confirmed that it will be working to revitalise its FM Transmission Platform provided to Dubai Media Incorporated‘s (DMI). This latest announcement from the telco came during CABSAT 2018, the region's largest conference for broadcasting, satellite, and digital entertainment professionals. CABSAT was held from January 14-16, at the Dubai World Trade Centre.
du will be supporting DMI with the update and upgrade of their previous system provided by the telco the telco, whilst simultaneously renewing it; this includes revising, and widening the coverage, and increasing the power to the system.
“We are pleased to announce that DMI has renewed their trust with du for the provision of their services. We offer a best-in-class FM transmitter system, which uses the latest, and most innovative, technology on the market. du is seasoned in providing high quality end-to-end media solutions, which includes radio services, and so we are confident in our expertise, and ability, to seamlessly support DMI with this project,” said Fahad Al Hassawi, Deputy CEO of EITC.
“At DMI we are committed to our viewers and ensuring that they have the best broadcasting experiences with us, on the radio and on the TV. Therefore, as part of our efforts to enhance their experiences with us, we have partnered with du who will assist in upgrading the FM Transmission Platform and services provided to us.
This, we believe, will further enhance our viewer's overall services with us as an organisation,” said Saleh Lootah, Deputy CEO of Technical Support, DMI.
During the event, the telco also demonstrated its managed broadcast services, and its integrated suite of satellite, fibre networks, media asset management and over-the-top (OTT) solutions for high-quality management and distribution of content. The provision of such services is enabled by du's world-class Teleport in Jebel Ali, Dubai, for which it was lauded with a Tier 3 certification under the World Teleport Association's (WTA) Teleport Certification Program, the only teleport in the Middle East region to receive this prestigious certification.
CABSAT is the largest broadcast and satellite communications event in the region and serves as a global platform for both regional and international carriers active within the Middle East market. Over 15,000 industry leaders are expected to attend the event, which will encompass exhibition halls, C-Level conferences and networking opportunities for all attendees.
At this year's CABSAT, the du stand is located at #ZB2-A70, and the event is being held at the Dubai World Trade Center.