Etisalat Digital to implement automotive surveillance solutions for Cars Taxi

CCTV cameras to be implemented across a fleet of 2180 taxis in Dubai
Etisalat Digital plans to further strengthen its automotive portfolio.
Etisalat Digital plans to further strengthen its automotive portfolio.

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Etisalat Digital has partnered with Cars Taxi to implement smart surveillance solutions and analytics across its fleet of 2180 taxis in Dubai enabling them to manage and conduct real-time monitoring of all the taxis bringing in efficiency and improving customer experience and safety.

This end-to-end automotive surveillance solution is implemented in compliance with RTA’s directive to deploy CCTV cameras in taxis in order to enhance customer safety. In addition to Etisalat’s M2M connectivity, the solution makes use of Etisalat Digital’s state-of-the-art Internet of Things (IoT) platforms and supported by latest IOT Command Center.

Salvador Anglada, chief business officer, Etisalat said: “We are proud to be associated with Cars Taxi on this prestigious project as one of the key initiatives that contributes to digitising the public transport industry. I would like to congratulate RTA for such initiatives that will enhance customer experience, improve safety and provide operational visibility in the management of the public transport system. This is just the beginning of this relationship as we plan to further strengthen our automotive portfolio to enable digital transformation of the public transportation industry.”

Abdulla Sultan Al Sabbagh, CEO, Cars Taxi Group and Chairman UITP Taxi platform said: “Today’s partnership with Etisalat is significant as it will enhance public transport giving our customers a digital experience and keep them secure. As we move into the digital future, Etisalat is an ideal partner to enhance the role of digital urban mobility.”

Cars Taxi Services was established in the year 2000 under the strategic vision of Government of Dubai in regulating franchised Taxi operation system and the first franchise company starting their operations in 2000. They have their operations expanded across UAE operating with a current fleet strength of 5271 taxis and over 8,500 workforce.

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