27 Oct 2023

TM One Appointed Digital Infrastructure Strategic Partner For Sarawak Digital Economy Corporation

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KUCHING, 27 October 2023 – TM One has been appointed as the preferred converged digital infrastructure strategic partner for the Sarawak Digital Economy Corporation (SDEC).

Through this partnership, SDEC and TM One will collaborate to identify and implement digital solutions that will enable the aspirations tabled in the Sarawak Digital Economy Strategy and Post Covid Development Strategy (PCDS) 2030, spurring the growth of Sarawak’s digital economy, digital society and digital government.

This joint initiative aims to increase access and adoption of digital services in Sarawak, bridging the digital divide and empowering greater digital inclusivity among all Sarawakians. Leveraging its managed networking services, TM One will power the Sarawak Multimedia Authority Rural Telecommunication (SMART) project for rural and underserved communities.

Shazurawati Abd Karim, TM One’s Executive Vice President said, “TM One is honoured to work with SDEC and serve as its strategic partner to empower Sarawak’s digital aspirations. As the largest and most geographically diverse region in Malaysia, the opportunities and challenges to digitally transform its various populations are truly unique. We are confident in serving the needs of the region not only through our solutions, but also with our proven local and international technology leaders to deliver cutting-edge solutions to various sectors.

“We look forward to partnering SDEC in co-creating innovations and growth opportunities that will power digital societies, businesses and Government, and propel Sarawak towards its next phase of digital progress and economic development,” she shared.

“SDEC is proud to announce this strategic partnership with TM One as we continue our effort and pursuit in digitalising Sarawak. This collaboration enables the parties to leverage on each other’s skillset and work in tandem to unlock new and potential opportunities for the benefit of our people, particularly the state’s infrastructure, and subsequently increase access to digital services and information as well as enhance online experiences and improve livelihoods for Sarawak’s citizens in the digital economy,” said Ir. Ts. Sudarnoto Osman, Chief Executive Officer of SDEC.

With Sarawak’s digital economy expected to contribute RM56.4 billion to Sarawak’s GDP by 2030, TM One and SDEC also aim to raise awareness and enable the digital transformation of private corporations and enterprises through emerging IR 4.0 technologies. This includes insights and access to TM One’s suite of next generation networking solutions, data centre and cloud services, smart services, 5G, cybersecurity and other digital solutions, which will enable better operational efficiency and innovation among industries.

TM One is committed to grow Sarawak’s digital business ecosystem and will render its expertise and services to support SDEC’s role in six digital growth areas, namely: consultancy, innovation and entrepreneurship, digital infrastructure, technology services, digital economy projects, and research and product development. TM One will further drive digital innovation tailored to the needs of Sarawakians by providing connectivity to nine digital innovation hubs across Sarawak.

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