WTA Awards du Tier 3 Certification
[Via Satellite 10-28-2016] The World Teleport Association (WTA) has fully certified UAE-based telecommunications service provider du’s teleport in Jebel Ali, Dubai. The teleport was certified as a Tier 3 facility under WTA’s recently launched Teleport Certification Program. It is the only teleport in the Middle East region to receive Tier 3 certification, according to WTA.
To achieve full certification under WTA’s program, du completed and submitted a questionnaire with more than 170 items to the WTA. The association analyzes the data based on standards established by its certification committee and issues a provisional certification based on the self-reported information, which is then verified by an auditor dispatched to the location. The auditor is responsible for identifying additional factors that may positively or negatively affect the score. Full certification is issued at a tier number from one through four, of which four represents the highest degree of excellence, and remains in effect for three years.