A quarter of Dubai cabs now offer free Wi-Fi to passengers

Dubai Taxi launches Phase II of Interactive Screens and Wi-Fi in cabs

DUBAI 3 April 2017: Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC) at the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has embarked on Phase II of Installation of Interactive Screens and Free Wi-Fi service project in 700 cabs in Dubai Marina, JBR, and Downtown areas.

The step will raise the total number of cabs fitted with interactive screens to 1,314, or 26 per cent of DTC’s fleet of more than 5,000 vehicles

“These smart touch screens enable users to browse promotional ads of RTA services, and inform visitors and tourists about key tourist destinations in the emirate of Dubai, not to mention the newly introduced service that enables users to sort out their future journeys in advance,” said Dr. Yousef Mohammed Al Ali, DTC CEO.

“To further ensure happiness in Dubai, these screens include passenger satisfaction surveys, which are effective tools in upgrading taxi services,” he added.

 – By Sheena Amos