Here's how you can enjoy free WiFi on the go in the UAE
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There’s nothing worse than being in the middle of an important email, new Instagram post or sending pics to the family group Whatsapp and running out of data. Well, du has a solution for you, with the new developments on WiFi UAE – their brilliant WiFi service being rolled out across the UAE.
So what is it?
WiFi UAE is a country-wide initiative to provide fast WiFi access to the public, in line with UAE Vision 2021.
There’s two options to choose from for connectivity: a free one, and a premium one.
When you see the ‘@WiFi UAE from du’ network connect and select WiFi UAE Premium to enjoy much higher download and upload speed that will also allow you to download and upload media files, stream videos and play online games. Basically, do everything you need to do. The great thing for du customers is that you can enjoy free access to Premium if you’re already a du customer,
With WiFi UAE Free, users can get connected at limited download and upload speeds, access government websites at high speed, check emails, connect to social media apps and chat with friends around the world in text-based chat apps.
Who can use it?
The free service is available to everyone with a UAE mobile number, you just need a WiFi-capable device.
For WiFi UAE Premium, there are flexible packages to meet whatever your needs are. It’s charged at Dhs10 for four hours, valid for one day, Dhs25 for 10 hours, valid for three days, and Dhs55 for 32 hours, valid for 10 days.
You just need either a du recharge card or valid debit or credit card to get access.
Where does it cover?
There are heaps of hotspots across the city that you can log into from Jebel Ali all the way to Sharjah, you can even use the service at all Dubai Metro and Dubai Tram stations and trains, as well as most malls and public places around the UAE. Here’s a handy map of where you’ll find the most in Dubai.
For more information visit wifiuae.ae