Nokia announced du as the official operator partner for the Lumia range at its November launch. Nokia announced du as the official operator partner for the Lumia range at its November launch.

Following the recent launch of Nokia’s Lumia Windows Phone 8 range in the UAE, du is offering the Lumia 920 and the Lumia 820 with a possible 24 GB free in the first year of subscription for new customers.

At the Lumia range’s Middle East November launch, Nokia announced du as the official operator partner for the Windows 8 smartphones in the UAE. Existing customers of the Dubai operator’s Elite, Emirati and Pay as you Go plans will receive up to 1GB free data on a monthly minimum bill of AED250. New Elite and Emirati plan customers will also get an additional 4GB data per month for the first 3 months from the time of activation.

“We strive to continuously expand and enhance our portfolio of bundled data offers and smartphones. Combined with our data offers, the Lumia Windows 8 range offers a compelling proposition for avid smartphone enthusiasts on the move, ” said Farid Faraidooni, chief commercial officer, du.

“Nokia is proud to have du as our official operator partner for the Lumia Windows Phone 8 in the UAE. We have been working closely together to ensure that our customers get the best possible smartphone experience and value from this strong partnership,” said Vithesh Reddy, general manager, Nokia Lower Gulf.

“The Nokia Lumia smartphones have an unprecedented range of features and applications that will revolutionise the industry, and online connectivity plays a big part in that. The ability to use social networks with speed and ease is one of the key differentiators of the Lumia range, so providing up to 24GB in a year for our customers is in line with our commitment to providing added value with the purchase of our products,” he added.