du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), announced that customers subscribing to any of the latest home service triple-play plans can now take advantage of Linksys’ award-winning Whole Home Wi-Fi solution, Velop, to achieve fast and reliable Wi-Fi across their home networks.
“With the increasing number of in-home connected devices, demand for smart home connectivity, and high definition content in customer homes, du is proud and excited to bring its latest high-speed broadband plans to cater to the needs of every member of the family,” said Fahad Al Hassawi, Deputy CEO – Telco Services at EITC.
“By partnering with Linksys, a global leader in home networking solutions, we can now help customers deliver consistent broadband performance into every corner of the home. The Linksys Velop mesh routers offer our customers performance, coverage, control, and security at their fingertips, in and outside of their homes easily and reliably.”
The Velop mesh routers included with all new du Home Service plans, offer seamless connectivity, easy network expansion, intelligent network traffic management, advanced parental controls, compatibility with Amazon Alexa – all through a user-friendly and secure app for Android and Apple iOS users to manage and control their home networks.
“du’s adoption of our award-winning Velop solution in their broadband subscription package underscores du’s leadership in the UAE’s home networking technology,” said Amanulla Khan, Managing Director, Belkin, Middle East, Turkey & Africa.
“Velop is easy-to-setup, manage, and expand coverage, self-optimizes for optimal device connectivity, delivers advanced guest network security and parental controls, and is aesthetically pleasing.”
Linksys Velop is among the most-awarded routers on the market, having won PC Mag’s Best Mesh Wi-Fi Network System of 2019, the 2017 Winner of Last Gadget Standing, and PC Mag’s Best of CES 2017, Best Mesh Wi-Fi System of 2017, and Editor’s Choice of 2017.
Further enhancing the partnership, Linksys has worked closely with du to advance its service capabilities by delivering comprehensive training across Wi-Fi technology best practices, optimal installation, and tackling network challenges for field teams, technicians, and engineers, with du being the first and only telecommunications service provider in the Middle East to a field force certified by Linksys.