Ericsson and Intel have joined forces to facilitate the widespread adoption of 5G technology in Malaysia, with the goal of bolstering the country’s smart industry sector and digital infrastructure through the implementation of cutting-edge edge services.
The two companies aim to provide extensive support to communication service providers (CSPs) in their endeavors to promote the utilization of 5G technology, while also expanding business-to-business engagements based on 5G use cases, with a particular focus on the logistics and manufacturing sectors.
Ericsson and Intel Collaborate for Advancing 5G Technology
In the view of Ericsson and Intel, the significance of 5G technology cannot be overstated when it comes to constructing sustainable and resilient digital economies. They firmly believe that their collaborative efforts will contribute to the enhancement of Malaysia’s infrastructure by offering efficient and reliable edge computing services.
Ericsson and Intel have officially announced their partnership, emphasizing their commitment to driving the adoption of 5G technology in Malaysia. They highlight the potential of this transformative technology to revolutionize the country’s smart industry sector and digital infrastructure through the provision of advanced edge services.
In order to facilitate this, the companies will actively support the efforts of Communication Service Providers (CSPs) by facilitating the expansion of 5G use cases and fostering business-to-business engagements, particularly in sectors such as logistics and manufacturing.
Additionally, they assert that the deployment of 5G networks is of utmost importance in establishing sustainable and resilient digital economies, and they aim to assist Malaysia in improving its infrastructure through the provision of cutting-edge edge computing services.
Industry Leaders Emphasize
David Hagerbro, the Head of Ericsson Malaysia, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh, underlined the fact that 5G technology acts as a platform for innovation that can revolutionize business operations and make Malaysia a more attractive destination for foreign investment in comparison to its neighboring countries.
AK Chong, the Managing Director of Intel Malaysia, echoed these sentiments by stating that edge technology has the potential to accelerate local businesses through the implementation of digitalization strategies.
According to Digital Nasional Berhad (DNB), the state-owned company responsible for managing Malaysia’s single nationwide network, by the end of 2022, 5G coverage had already extended to nearly 50% of populated areas, benefiting approximately 15 million people.
Ericsson and Intel are teaming up to boost 5G technology in Malaysia, aiming to revolutionize the country’s smart industry and digital infrastructure. With a focus on supporting communication service providers, their plan involves expanding 5G use cases, especially in logistics and manufacturing.