16:24 uur 14-03-2017

DXB verbluft passagiers met ‘s werelds snelste gratis wifiverbinding voor luchthavens

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Dubai Airports heeft ‘s werelds snelste wifiverbinding geïnstalleerd op DXB, waar maandelijks miljoenen passagiers komen. De service, met toepasselijke naam WOW-Fi, levert internetverbindingen met een verbluffende snelheid van 100mbps, waarmee het alle andere luchthavens aftroeft.

WOW-Fi volgt op de upgrade van de gratis en onbegrensde wifiverbinding op Dubai International (DXB) en Dubai World Central (DWC) in december.

Topman voor infrastructuur en technologie van Dubai Airports Michael Ibbitson zei: “Als grootste internationale luchthaven ter wereld, zijn we de spil voor veel reizen over de hele wereld. Om passagiers bij te staan hebben we vorig jaar onbegrensde gratis wifi gelanceerd op het vliegveld, maar ons echte doel was iets aan te bieden wat ze nog nooit eerder hadden ervaren. Met WOW-Fi krijgen passagiers een internetverbinding van meer dan 100mbps, wat hen de mogelijkheid biedt snel e-mails te versturen, foto’s en video’s te uploaden en social media te updaten voordat ze het vliegveld verkennen, of juist uitgebreid contact te houden met vrienden en familie over de hele wereld.”



DXB Wows Passengers with the World’s Fastest Free Airport Wi-Fi

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Dubai Airports has unleashed the world’s fastest free wi-fi connection at an airport to millions of passengers that travel through DXB each month. Aptly named WOW-Fi, the service provides internet connection up to a staggering 100mbps surpassing all other airports.

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This follows Dubai Airports’ launch of an upgraded free unlimited high-speed Wi-Fi connection across Dubai International (DXB) and Dubai World Central (DWC) in December last year.

Commenting on DXB’s latest offering, Michael Ibbitson, Executive Vice President of Technology and Infrastructure at Dubai Airports said, “As the biggest international airport in the world, we are at the heart of many journeys across the globe. To support these travellers, late last year we launched unlimited free high-speed Wi-Fi across our airports but our goal was to offer something they have never experienced at an airport before. With WOW-Fi passengers will get a speed of up to 100mbps to enable them to quickly download or upload emails, pictures, videos and social media updates and then get on with enjoying the airport or connecting to their friends and family across the world.”

“We are always looking at ways to enhance airport experience for our customers by introducing the latest and best in technology and constantly making improvements to our existing services and facilities. During the two months since the soft launch of WOW-Fi, the service has been enjoyed by an average of over 100,000 unique users per day. We are certain the WOW-Fi experience will impress the 89 million passengers we expect to welcome at DXB in 2017,” he added.

The unlimited free Wi-Fi at DXB connects with just one click and offers speed that sets a new benchmark for airports globally. To ensure the speed and reliability, Dubai Airports is investing in more than 6,000 new Wi-Fi access points to upgrade the entire wireless network infrastructure across both airports. Dubai Airports also enhanced the internet links to 5Gbps each to provide the required bandwidth and resilience, while new web applications have also been specially developed for each terminal and concourse to improve information for passengers.

About Dubai Airports

  • Dubai Airports manages the operation and development of DXB and DWC.
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*Source: ME NewsWire


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