Dubai –Mubasher: Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (du) has entered a new partnership to launch an innovative solution for the telco provider’s 5G Standalone (SA) private network in cooperation with Intel Corporation.
Intel will offer du key technologies such as FlexRAN software, Smart Edge Open, Distribution of OpenVINO toolkit, and the next-gen Intel Xeon D processor, according to a statement on Thursday.
The new connectivity solution aims to cut the total cost of ownership and accelerate digital transformation for du’s enterprise and government customers.
du’s Chief Technology Officer, Saleem AlBlooshi, said: “From a du standpoint, we are excited about this innovative collaboration with Intel, which will undoubtedly help us to realize the full potential not only of 5G, but also next-generation intelligent edge services where our 5G SA private network is concerned.”
Intel’s Vice President, Renu Navale, commented: “This collaboration with du represents a strong desire to accelerate the possibilities of 5G and Edge computing through standalone private networks.”