ME­LAKA SMART CITY

Huawei and Me­laka ICT Hold­ings Col­lab­o­rate to Con­trib­ute to the Smart City Ini­tia­tive

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Huawei Malaysia re­cently an­nounced that it has signed Notes of Un­der­stand­ing (NoU) with Me­laka ICT Hold­ings, to col­lab­o­rate and con­trib­ute to­wards to the Smart City ini­tia­tive in Malaysia.

“The Smart City ini­tia­tive is part of the big­ger tech­nol­ogy in­fras­truc­ture and eco­nomic de­vel­op­ment blueprint in Malaysia. Me­laka ICT Hold­ings is proud to con­trib­ute as the na­tion gears up to­wards its Smart City ini­tia­tives. Lever­ag­ing on Huawei’s ICT industry ex­per­tise, cut­ting edge end-to-end se­cu­rity and in­no­va­tive tech­nol­ogy so­lu­tions and our lo­cal reach, we are set up for suc­cess in this en­deavor,” said Datuk Wizan Ab­dul Ghani, Deputy Chair­man of Me­laka ICT Hold­ing Sdn Bhd.

Huawei first launched its Smart City so­lu­tions in Malaysia dur­ing the com­pany’s two-day ICT road­show ear­lier in the year. Cur­rently, it has a re­gional hub and 11 data cen­ters, and 2,300 staff in Malaysia – 75 per­cent of whom are re­cruited lo­cally.

“Smart City is set to be the next big mile­stone in Malaysia’s dig­i­tal in­fras­truc­ture de­vel­op­ment af­ter the suc­cess­ful High Speed Broad­band project. We are proud to have been at the cen­ter of this trans­for­ma­tion, part­ner­ing with pub­lic and pri­vate sec­tors along the way. Our com­mit­ment to Malaysia’s dig­i­tal in­fras­truc­ture and na­tion build­ing ini­tia­tives con­tin­ues to grow, as in­di­cated by to­day’s an­nounce­ment,” said Abra­ham Liu, CEO of Huawei Malaysia, at the event.

He added that Malaysia has the po­ten­tial to lever­age tech­nol­ogy for pub­lic ser­vices and safety, and Malaysia also has the po­ten­tial to be a bell­wether in sus­tain­able Smart Coun­try ini­tia­tives in the ASEAN re­gion.

(From left to right) Datuk Wizan Ab­dul Ghani, Deputy Chair­man of Me­laka ICT Hold­ing Sdn Bhd, and Fan Jun, COO of Huawei Malaysia.

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