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KUALA LUMPUR, March 10 – MIMOS Bhd, Maxis Bhd and Huawei Technologies (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd (Huawei Malaysia) have established a tripartite partnership to build a 5G and AI Innovation Hub.
Located at the MIMOS campus, the hub will help accelerate industrial use cases enabled by 5G, internet of things (IoT), cloud and artificial intelligence (AI), they said in a joint statement.
Upon becoming fully operational, the hub will be a co-creation testbed for research and development (R&D) and an incubator for innovative solutions, which will enable businesses to access infrastructure and facilities enabled by advanced technologies.
“Our market-driven R&D activities are focused on creating local technology players that are able to develop solutions that meet the market needs and have significant future exportability.
“It is important for Malaysia to be the place where innovative AI and 5G solutions can be developed and deployed globally. A strong innovation ecosystem will provide more opportunities for the industries,” said MIMOS president and chief executive officer (CEO) Dr Iskandar Samad.
Maxis CEO Gokhan Ogut said the company is committed to investing in the country to support the national digital agenda.
“This collaboration is an important part of our journey as we help unleash the immense potential of advanced technologies that can be applied across industries.
“Through our network leadership, digital services and connectivity solutions, we look forward to bringing together the best of technologies to enable people, businesses and the nation to always be ahead in a changing world,” he added.
Meanwhile, Huawei Malaysia CEO Michael Yuan said the hub will also enable local ecosystem partners in their adoption of 5G, AI and cloud technology.
“This partnership reinforces our commitment towards joint innovation, and we look forward to working together to innovate with our partners to advance Malaysia’s digital economy,” he added.
Enterprises can visit www.5g-ai-hub.my to explore and find out more about the hub and to schedule a visit to the hub in advance.
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