If you find yourself without a data connection in Dubai but urgently need internet access, worry not! In Dubai, there are numerous public places with free Wi-Fi, provided by local telecommunications service providers.
When accessing public Wi-Fi networks, it’s crucial to follow safe browsing practices, such as avoiding sharing personal information and using a Virtual Private Network (VPN) for added security.
Free high-speed services are available in public spaces across the UAE and are provided by telecom operator du.
According to du, in Wi-Fi UAE locations each internet session is one hour, after which a sponsored advertisement will play. After the advertisement, you can enjoy another hour of free Wi-Fi.
You can find all the locations in the UAE that offer du’s free Wi-Fi service here: https://www.du.ae/WiFi-uae/locations
How to Connect to Dubai’s Wi-Fi:
- Look for ‘@WiFi UAE’ in your device’s Wi-Fi settings.
- Select the network in public spaces.
- Complete the registration form, choosing ‘Free Wi-Fi’ or ‘Premium Wi-Fi’, and enter your details.
- Enter the One-Time Password (OTP) received via SMS to enjoy free Wi-Fi.
In Dubai, du provides wireless internet connection on all modes of public transportation. This includes the Dubai Metro, public buses, public taxis, air-conditioned bus stops, bus stations, ferries, and water buses.
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) and du provide free internet acess to public transportation commuters.