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Etisalat Digital and DMCC to transform JLT into region’s first smart and sustainable district

Innovation-led initiatives are scheduled to begin later this month

Etisalat Digital and DMCC have joined forces to transform Jumeirah Lake Towers (JLT) into a smart and sustainable district powered by 5G network connectivity. Etisalat Digital says the move will make the community the first smart and sustainable district in the region.

As per the terms of the deal, Etisalat Digital will roll out smart devices, services and platforms to drive efficiencies across public amenities, energy consumption, assets and building management.

“This is an exciting announcement and one that will come as welcome news to everyone connected to DMCC, the JLT community and Dubai, as a whole. DMCC’s smart and sustainable district strategy is about the intelligent application of data and technology to deliver a better quality of life for thousands of residents and companies at the JLT,” said Feryal Ahmadi, CEO of Etisalat Digital.

“The smart solutions planned will accelerate our sustainability drive and increase safety, reduce health risks, reduce pollution, boost social connectedness, and ultimately deliver a cleaner and more sustainable environment for all,” added Feryal.

The firm will also provide smart solutions related to parking, street lighting, air quality, noise pollution, environmental performance and traffic monitoring.

“Etisalat Digital’s strategic partnership with DMCC will transform the JLT community to become the first 5G-powered smart district in the region, making it a more seamless, efficient and safe experience for its members, residents and visitors. Both entities will work together to empower the community, reduce the environmental footprint, provide smart solutions to improve infrastructure and transportation, and deliver efficient public utilities,” said Salvador Anglada, group chief business officer at Etisalat.

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