(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) The Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority, or DSOA, the regulatory body for Dubai Silicon Oasis, recently signed a memorandum of understanding with EmiratesWifi for the implementation of wireless Internet throughout the integrated free zone technology park.
The move marks the free zone's first step towards turning DSO into a smart city in accordance with the directives of His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. As a key player in realising the leadership's vision of shaping Dubai into a smart city, DSO is working towards integrating best innovative solutions that facilitate the transformation.
The agreement was signed at the DSO headquarters by Muammar Al Katheeri, executive vice-president of engineering management at the DSOA, and Maher Al Zarooni, chief executive officer of EmiratesWifi.
Al Katheeri said: "It is essential that a free zone such as Dubai Silicon Oasis plays a leading role in contributing towards the vision of our leadership. DSO's state-of-the-art infrastructure offers an advantage that facilitates such integration. We are confident that EmiratesWifi will deliver the best technology solutions within the agreed timeline."