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CelcomDigi partners SoftBank Corp. and SC-NEX under Sumitomo Corporation for cutting edge AI-enabled and robotics solutions

January 15, 2024

PETALING JAYA, 15 January 2024 鈥 CelcomDigi Berhad (CelcomDigi) announced a strategic partnership with two leading global technology organisations 鈥 SoftBank Corp., a telecommunications and IT corporation headquartered in Tokyo, and SC-NEX, a Sumitomo Corporation company 鈥 to accelerate the digitalisation of Malaysian enterprises with the adoption of innovative IR4.0 solutions. 聽

Driven through its Innovation Centre, CelcomDigi鈥檚 collaboration with SoftBank and SC-NEX will leverage on the expertise of both companies on AI, robotics, and analytic solutions. Together, CelcomDigi will further explore co-creating IR4.0 solutions, starting with Agritech and Smart City industries, leveraging on CelcomDigi鈥檚 widest 4G LTE and 5G network. For Agritech, the collaboration will explore harmonising drone technology with AI and Analytic solutions for plantation operations, security, and connectivity, while Smart City will explore on Integrated Building Management Software, IoT Sensors, Access, Security and Environment Visualization Control.

SoftBank is Japan鈥檚 leading telecommunications and IT corporation that co-creates and provides innovative next-generation social infrastructure solutions to a wide range of industries and organisations globally. Sumitomo鈥檚 fully owned subsidiary, SC-NEX focuses on accelerating the growth of digital transformation services with cutting-edge digital technologies and leading Industry experts. 聽

The collaboration between CelcomDigi with SoftBank and SC-NEX was signed by Datuk Idham Nawawi, Chief Executive Officer of CelcomDigi, Kimimasa Kudo, Vice President and Global Business Division Head of SoftBank and Jun Okawara, Chief Executive Officer of SC-NEX. The tripartite agreement was witnessed by Minister of Communications, YB Fahmi Fadzil. 聽

CelcomDigi CEO Datuk Idham Nawawi said, 鈥淲e are thrilled to partner leading global technology giants SoftBank and Sumitomo鈥檚 SC-NEX, in our continuous aspiration to build the nation鈥檚 digital ecosystem. This partnership opens many possibilities for Malaysian enterprises to gain faster access to transformative technologies and help them unlock the true potential of their businesses. Our goal is to help more businesses with their digital transformation, enabling them to remain competitive in today鈥檚 digital economy. Businesses can look towards CelcomDigi as a partner that they can trust and rely on to improve productivity, strengthen business resilience, and create a more sustainable operating environment.鈥 聽

SoftBank Corp.'s Vice President and Head of its Global Business Division, Kimimasa Kudo, said, 鈥淲e are delighted to be working with CelcomDigi and SC-NEX to promote digital transformation (DX) in Malaysia. As part of our 鈥楤eyond Carrier鈥 growth initiative, In Japan we have developed leading smart building solutions鈥痶hat utilize cutting-edge building entry and robotics solutions, among others, and we look forward to utilizing our know-how with our partners. We also look forward to collaborating鈥痠n other technology areas to contribute to the sustainable growth of industry in Malaysia." 聽

SC-NEX鈥檚 CEO Jun Okawara said, 鈥淲e are excited to collaborate with CelcomDigi and SoftBank for accelerating digital transformation of Malaysia鈥檚 enterprises. SC-NEX inherits Sumitomo Corporation鈥檚 Industry DX and innovative initiative experiences, not only in Japan, but also globally. By leveraging such experiences and utilizing our broad knowledge, SC-NEX would reinforce this tripartite collaboration to achieve our objective of enriching lives and worlds of the Malaysian Society.鈥

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CelcomDigi partners SoftBank Corp. and SC-NEX under Sumitomo Corporation for cutting edge AI-enabled and robotics solutions

January 15, 2024

PETALING JAYA, 15 January 2024 鈥 CelcomDigi Berhad (CelcomDigi) announced a strategic partnership with two leading global technology organisations 鈥 SoftBank Corp., a telecommunications and IT corporation headquartered in Tokyo, and SC-NEX, a Sumitomo Corporation company 鈥 to accelerate the digitalisation of Malaysian enterprises with the adoption of innovative IR4.0 solutions. 聽

Driven through its Innovation Centre, CelcomDigi鈥檚 collaboration with SoftBank and SC-NEX will leverage on the expertise of both companies on AI, robotics, and analytic solutions. Together, CelcomDigi will further explore co-creating IR4.0 solutions, starting with Agritech and Smart City industries, leveraging on CelcomDigi鈥檚 widest 4G LTE and 5G network. For Agritech, the collaboration will explore harmonising drone technology with AI and Analytic solutions for plantation operations, security, and connectivity, while Smart City will explore on Integrated Building Management Software, IoT Sensors, Access, Security and Environment Visualization Control.

SoftBank is Japan鈥檚 leading telecommunications and IT corporation that co-creates and provides innovative next-generation social infrastructure solutions to a wide range of industries and organisations globally. Sumitomo鈥檚 fully owned subsidiary, SC-NEX focuses on accelerating the growth of digital transformation services with cutting-edge digital technologies and leading Industry experts. 聽

The collaboration between CelcomDigi with SoftBank and SC-NEX was signed by Datuk Idham Nawawi, Chief Executive Officer of CelcomDigi, Kimimasa Kudo, Vice President and Global Business Division Head of SoftBank and Jun Okawara, Chief Executive Officer of SC-NEX. The tripartite agreement was witnessed by Minister of Communications, YB Fahmi Fadzil. 聽

CelcomDigi CEO Datuk Idham Nawawi said, 鈥淲e are thrilled to partner leading global technology giants SoftBank and Sumitomo鈥檚 SC-NEX, in our continuous aspiration to build the nation鈥檚 digital ecosystem. This partnership opens many possibilities for Malaysian enterprises to gain faster access to transformative technologies and help them unlock the true potential of their businesses. Our goal is to help more businesses with their digital transformation, enabling them to remain competitive in today鈥檚 digital economy. Businesses can look towards CelcomDigi as a partner that they can trust and rely on to improve productivity, strengthen business resilience, and create a more sustainable operating environment.鈥 聽

SoftBank Corp.'s Vice President and Head of its Global Business Division, Kimimasa Kudo, said, 鈥淲e are delighted to be working with CelcomDigi and SC-NEX to promote digital transformation (DX) in Malaysia. As part of our 鈥楤eyond Carrier鈥 growth initiative, In Japan we have developed leading smart building solutions鈥痶hat utilize cutting-edge building entry and robotics solutions, among others, and we look forward to utilizing our know-how with our partners. We also look forward to collaborating鈥痠n other technology areas to contribute to the sustainable growth of industry in Malaysia." 聽

SC-NEX鈥檚 CEO Jun Okawara said, 鈥淲e are excited to collaborate with CelcomDigi and SoftBank for accelerating digital transformation of Malaysia鈥檚 enterprises. SC-NEX inherits Sumitomo Corporation鈥檚 Industry DX and innovative initiative experiences, not only in Japan, but also globally. By leveraging such experiences and utilizing our broad knowledge, SC-NEX would reinforce this tripartite collaboration to achieve our objective of enriching lives and worlds of the Malaysian Society.鈥