https://adgully.me/post/3513/fatema-al-afeefi-joins-du-as-head-of-employee-experience-and-hr-digitalization

Fatema Al Afeefi joins Du as head of employee experience and HR digitalization

du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunication Company (EITC), has appointed Fatema Al Afeefi as the new Head of Employee Experience and HR Digitalization. In her new role, Al Afeefi will be responsible for leading the strategic initiatives aimed at creating a positive employee experience and driving digital transformation within the organization.With a background in human resources and HR leadership, Al Afeefi brings a wealth of experience and expertise to her new role at du. Prior to joining du she served multiple well-known entities such as HSBC Etihad Airways and Emirates Airlines, where she successfully developed and implemented various HR strategies to drive employee engagement and foster a culture of innovation.As part of its inclusive culture and diverse workplace, du continues to prioritize Emiratisation by creating opportunities for UAE nationals and recognising their contributions to the company. Currently, Emirati employees make up 40.9% of the total workforce at du, with 50% of UAE Nationals in leadership positions. With a vision to foster local talent, achieve gender balance, and reflect the multicultural fabric of the UAE in its workforce, du has appointed Al Afeefi to help attract and hire the right talent. Al Afeefi's extensive experience in HR and her leadership capabilities align with du's strategic direction.Furthermore, du has a dedicated learning and development team that prioritizes the training and upskilling of UAE nationals. Through programs such as the Leadership Academy, du empowers Emirati employees with the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in their careers and contribute to the organization's success.
https://adgully.me/post/2439/eutelsat-partners-with-du-to-expand-dth-coverage-in-mena

Eutelsat partners with Du to expand DTH coverage in MENA

Dubai: Satellite operator Eutelsat has partnered with multiplay telco du to enhance its direct-to-home satellite services in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Through this partnership, du is expanding its capacity at the 7/8° West orbital position, allowing its media clients to seamlessly deliver high-definition content to viewers, offering them an optimized user experience.The 7/8° West orbital position covers a vast majority of TV households in the MENA region, making it the region's most extensive exclusive coverage area. It is highly regarded by audiences due to its exceptional line-up of approximately 900 TV channels available at this location. This new collaboration between Eutelsat and du empowers du to elevate content delivery for its customers throughout MENA, providing increased capacity and an outstanding end-user experience. As a result, du is better equipped to cater to customers broadcasting TV channels in standard as well as high definition.Karim Benkirane, Chief Commercial Officer at du, said that the company is continually expanding and enhancing its services and products portfolio to serve the growing demands of broadcasters and content providers. “Increasing our satellite capacity on the 7/8 W orbital position enables our customers to reach more end users across the region and deliver more HD and SD services. We are dedicated to providing reliable, high quality delivery every time, no matter which device, platform or technology is being used. We are very pleased to be working with Eutelsat to boost our capacity and offer unparalleled reach, flexibility and availability for our customers, making it simple for broadcasters and content owners to succeed,” he said. “du’s satellite services are a critical component of Eutelsat’s offering for audiences in the Middle East and North Africa and demonstrates our commitment to connecting customers and end-users across the region. We work with world-class satellite provider partners to deliver state-of-the-art broadcast services via the region’s largest teleport. Our world-leading satellite and terrestrial infrastructure offers unparalleled reach, flexibility and availability for our customers and helps us to address markets where demand for high-definition services is growing,” said Mahmoud El Danaf, Eutelsat VP for MENA Sales Region.
https://adgully.me/post/2438/du-launches-cyberbullying-awareness-campaign-aimed-at-schools

Du launches cyberbullying awareness campaign aimed at schools

Dubai: du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), today announced a campaign in collaboration with Beat the Cyber Bully to educate UAE students about the risks of cyberbullying and the importance of its prevention. The campaign will involve visiting private and public schools across the UAE and conducting engaging workshops tailored to different age groups, ensuring a comprehensive approach to raising awareness.Adel Al Raees, Head of Corporate Communication at du said: "We are honoured to spearhead this vital campaign to combat cyberbullying and raise awareness among students and educate the parents. As a responsible digital telco, we firmly believe it is our duty to ensure that young people have a safe and positive online experience. This initiative aims to empower students to take a stand against cyberbullying, fostering a culture of respect, empathy, and responsibility in the digital world."The workshops will equip students with the essential knowledge and tools to identify, report, and prevent cyberbullying, while simultaneously promoting a secure and inclusive online environment. The campaign addresses the growing concern over the prevalence of cyberbullying and its detrimental impact on young people in today's increasingly digital age.In addition to the school visits, the campaign will also incorporate an SMS campaign and informative content on du’s social media platforms to raise public awareness. It will initiate competitions with prizes to further engage the community, and informative sessions specifically designed for parents to help them effectively understand and address cyberbullying. du has also partnered with UNICEF as part of its unwavering commitment to promoting online safety for children, reinforcing the significance of this initiative.The cyberbullying campaign by du is currently ongoing till the end of the semester, with plans to conduct informative workshops to educate students and parents to spread awareness across various schools in the UAE. The company is devoted to making a positive impact on the lives of young people and cultivating a more secure and inclusive digital space for all.