Esharah to provide secure site-wide telecommunications at Expo 2020
UAE firm to supply hand-held comms devices to staff, volunteers, first responders to help ensure safe connections at the global expo
Esharah Etisalat Security Solutions has announced that it has been named Official Secure Systems Provider for Expo 2020 Dubai, and will provide a secure, encrypted mobile telecommunications network for all handheld communications devices used at the global expo.
The regional systems integrator and state-of-the-art smart solutions firm will help ensure the safety of millions of Expo 2020 visitors and participants as provider of secure communications for volunteers, security staff and first responders.
Mohammed Al Hashmi, chief technology officer, Expo 2020 Dubai, said, “The safety and security of staff and all visitors to Expo 2020 is of paramount importance. Our partnership with Esharah Etisalat Security Solutions underpins our promise to be one of the world’s most innovative World Expos in history – complementing many other agreements designed to ensure seamless and safe operations once we open our doors to the world on 20 October 2020.”
Ali Bahlooq, general manager, Esharah Etisalat Security Solutions, said, “As a leading provider of secure telecommunications across the UAE, we are extremely proud to partner with Expo 2020 Dubai – the largest event ever staged in the Arab world.
“Our established high-level customer base – which includes critical aspects of the UAE’s infrastructure such as Dubai Airports, Dubai Ports and the Roads and Transport Authority in Dubai – is testament to our secured solution offering. We are excited to bring this expertise to Expo 2020.”
The group, a subsidiary of UAE-based Professional Communication Corporation – Nedaa, is the security network provider for the Government of Dubai, offering its services across a wide range of industry verticals that includes public transport, law enforcement, customs, ports and security, and aviation.
With more than 200 participants and millions of visitors, Expo 2020 Dubai will serve as a platform for international collaboration, innovation and meaningful partnerships that help create a better future for all. It will run for six months from 20 October 2020.