Abu Dhabi Ports, Etisalat Join Forces on Digital Services

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

October 30, 2019

Photo: Abu Dhabi Ports

Photo: Abu Dhabi Ports

Maqta Gateway, a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Ports signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Etisalat enabling connectivity and bringing digital innovation across the port facilities.

The partnership will help transform the port with technologies like cloud computing, IoT and big data, paving the way for a new era of digital transformation in the maritime sector.

Dr. Noura Al Dhaheri, Chief Executive Officer, Maqta Gateway, said: “We aim to transform our port facilities with smart solutions and technologies. Etisalat as a partner will help us achieve our vision by delivering digital services that is in line with the Abu Dhabi vision 2030 and ultimately improve customer experience.”

Sultan Al Dhaheri, General Manager, Etisalat Abu Dhabi region said: “Etisalat looks forward to working with Maqta Gateway enabling connectivity and giving them capabilities to bring in efficiency and manage business operations across the port. This strategic agreement is part of our overall strategy and objective of ‘Driving a Digital future to Empower Societies’ as we work closely with the public and private sector to enable digital technologies and solutions to help boost their digital services.”

The agreement aims to focus on building shared electronic projects and networks, exchanging knowledge, simplifying procedures, securing fixed and wireless telecommunications coverage, and managing operational risk.

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