(Marketingmagazine.com.my) – There is good news for those using Celcom services. Celcom Axiata Bhd will allocate up to RM2.2 billion in capital expenditure over the next five years to deploy and manage its 4G LTE network across Malaysia.
Chief Executive Officer Datuk Seri Shazalli Ramly said the network would be developed through its collaboration with Ericsson Malaysia Sdn Bhd and Huawei Technologies (M) Sdn Bhd as its main network infrastructure partners.
“We want to ensure the best network quality as demanded by our customers,” he said before the partnership signing ceremony yesterday.
Both partners would be responsible for the full turnkey supply and delivery of product, equipment, system, works and services for Celcom Radio Access Network.
“We are certain that through our solid leadership in data, we will meet the government’s goal of achieving 95 per cent LTE population penetration, nationwide, by 2020,” he added.
Meanwhile, Head of Ericsson Malaysia and Sri Lanka Todd Ashton said the development was another milestone in its long partnership with Celcom.
“Smartphone usage is exploding; the society and industries in Malaysia are keen to capture the benefits of mobility and broadband.
“Malaysia is digitising at an enormous speed and as leaders in our respective industries, Ericsson and Celcom are perfect partners for this transformation journey,” he added.
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