Press Release

TRA Completes its Preparations for GITEX Technology Week 2019

Showcasing 10 projects that enhance smart life in the UAE

The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) is set to launch 10 innovative projects during GITEX Technology Week 2019. The projects represent a new set of contributions from TRA to enhance the smart lifestyle in the UAE, support the transition to the future of AI and Smart City, and develop a mechanism for dealing with modern technologies to serve humanity, through providing advanced solutions for the daily needs.

TRA is participating in GITEX Technology Week as part of the UAE mGovernment, which hosts 18 federal government entities, displaying their major achievements in the field of modern technologies and harnessing them in facilitating the provision of government services, achieving customer happiness, and promoting the one government principle and excellent technology services.

On this participation, H.E. Hamad Obaid Al Mansoori, TRA Director General, said: “TRA is keen to activate all channels of communication with its strategic partners and the public, in order to exchange ideas and views and develop services provided by TRA in line with the aspirations of the UAE society in all its segments. As GITEX Technology Week is a yearly gathering of global ICT companies, TRA is keen to participate in this global event by focusing on future and innovative projects that develop solutions based on AI and strong ICT infrastructure in the UAE."

H.E. Al Mansoori indicated that TRA participation in this huge annual event contributes to strengthening TRA’s position in leading the smart transformation process and enhancing the smart lifestyle in the country, in addition to its global contribution in the ICT field. He added: “Our participation in GITEX 2019 will be a vision of the future, through which we foresee the technologies that will impact our lives and lives of generations to come. This is in line with TRA’s role in monitoring the digital transformation at the federal government level, as well as its vision to achieve the UAE global leading position in ICT sector.”

Moreover, TRA has been using GITEX in its successive sessions as an important platform for launching ideas and innovations, exchanging ideas with various parties to launch innovative projects and presenting them to the public, in addition to presenting new phases and developments of TRA’s current projects, which are characterized by continuity, as they contribute to the achievement of the UAE happiness strategy.  Visitors of TRA’s stand will learn about the latest developments related to the 5G experience, which was launched last year and considered as the next technological revolution in mobile broadband. Furthermore, in line with the UAE Vision 2021, TRA aims to be the main driver for the launch 5G mobile business.

GITEX Technology Week will host exciting projects in the world of technology solutions, the public and those interested will be able to see them and explore their importance in shaping the future of the UAE when they visit TRA stand.