CelcomDigi, the premier telecommunications and technology provider in Malaysia, has inaugurated the MY5G Conference & Showcase 2023, aiming to accelerate the adoption of 5G technology in the business sector and foster leadership development among Malaysian business leaders, particularly within small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
The event drew over 400 participants, including decision-makers from 220 companies spanning 30 different industries. This conference served as a platform for meaningful discussions, knowledge exchange, and collaboration to facilitate the effective integration of 5G technology in Malaysia’s business landscape.
Notably, the conference was conducted in partnership with industry giants such as Amazon Web Services, Ericsson, Huawei, Microsoft, SK Telecom, ZTE, Bridgenet, Infront, Active Telematics, Cradlepoint, Garuda Robotics, Infinium Robotics, Medilink Global, MyTraffic, Sole Vision, Weston Robot, XR Associates, and Yinson.
The virtual inauguration was presided over by Fahmi Fadzil, minister of communications and digital, who highlighted the insights shared by global 5G experts. These experts demonstrated how leading global businesses have harnessed the power of 5G and complementary technologies like AI and IoT to digitize their operations, stimulate growth, and revolutionize various industries in leading markets.
Fahmi emphasised the desire for Malaysia to take a leading role in the development of enterprise 5G solutions, aligning the nation’s digital ecosystem with international standards to elevate its economy to greater heights.
The Tech Showcase portion of the event allowed attendees to witness a diverse array of 5G use cases and gain valuable insights into the vast potential and benefits of 5G technology. This technology has the capacity to enhance efficiency, connectivity, and innovation across multiple industries, including finance, retail, manufacturing, healthcare, education, logistics, real estate, energy, and utilities, among others.
Datuk Idham Nawawi, CEO of CelcomDigi, stressed the significance of the MY5G Conference & Showcase 2023 in fostering the effective integration of 5G in Malaysia, noting the importance of a robust ecosystem, uniting corporations, the public sector, technology enablers, connectivity providers, and the community to expedite 5G adoption as a trusted digital partner.
He added that with 5G technology, a new era of connectivity and business possibilities is being ushered in, aiming to create innovative digital ecosystems by co-creating synergies across different industries and implementing pioneering solutions to enhance efficiency and growth. This approach will enable Malaysian businesses to thrive and compete in today’s digital economy.
CelcomDigi’s commitment to leading the way is demonstrated through ongoing collaborations with large enterprise clients to implement 5G solutions and services. These efforts have showcased how 5G-powered solutions and digitalization can benefit every sector of the economy by fundamentally transforming operations and work methods to enhance productivity and efficiency.