Celcom intensifies 4G LTE Network together with Ericsson and Huawei
Dato' Sri Shazalli Ramly, Chief Executive Officer of Celcom Axiata Berhad; together with Todd Ashton (on Shazalli's right), Head of Ericsson Malaysia and Sri Lanka; Abraham Liu (on Shazalli's left), Chief Executive Officer of Huawei (M) Sdn Bhd; and the rest of the Celcom network team
Today, Celcom Axiata Berhad (Celcom) has announced their collaboration with Ericsson Malaysia Sdn Bhd and Huawei Technologies (M) Sdn Bhd as the company's main network infrastructure partners to integrate, deploy and manage its 4G LTE network developments. From now onwards, both Ericsson and Huawei will be responsible for the Full Turnkey supply and delivery of product, equipment, system, works and services for Celcom Radio Access Network (RAN), leading to further enhance customer experience.
(left -right) Abraham Liu, Dato' Sri Shazalli Ramly and Todd Ashton doing the official signing ceremony
Dato' Sri Shazalli Ramly, Chief Executive Officer of Celcom said that in realizing the importance of having the greatest network coverage with Ultrafast 4G LTE territory connectivity within the digital age, Celcom has always strive towards delivering the best internet quality experience whilst placing customer experience as its highest priority.
“Celcom has always been at the forefront of upholding its brand promise to its customers by providing ultrafast, seamless and widest network. With a strong growth in subscribers today, Celcom is taking this step in ensuring that it will provide the best network quality and Ultrafast 4G LTE data traffic.” he said.
“We have established a strong partnership with key industry players in the nation that can only enhance our network capabilities and bring the best network quality, nationwide. These key players possess the technological competency, capability in the provision of end-to-end solutions for mobile broadband network, and a proven track record in implementing 4G projects around the world.” Shazalli added.
“This is another milestone in our long term partnership with Celcom. Ericsson is committed to working with Celcom in providing their customers with amazing user experiences through this deployment of the latest generation of Ericsson network solutions. Smartphone usage is exploding; the society and industries in Malaysia are keen to capture the benefits of mobility and broadband. Malaysia is digitizing at an enormous speed and as leaders in our respective industries, Ericsson and Celcom are perfect partners for this transformation journey.” said Todd Ashton.
“Together, Huawei and Celcom will work towards making this collaboration a resounding success and bring forth the next level of customer experience for Celcom's subscribers. They will be able to enjoy high definition (HD) video anywhere, access social media seamlessly and chat with their family and friends at all times. Together, Huawei and Celcom will build a a better connected Malaysia.” said Abraham Liu.
(left -right) Abraham Liu, Chief Executive Officer of Huawei (M) Sdn Bhd; Dato' Sri Shazalli Ramly, Chief Executive Officer of Celcom Axiata Berhad; Todd Ashton, Head of Ericsson Malaysia and Sri Lanka; and Ramanathan Sathiamutty, Chief of Operations, Technology, Digital & Enabler Officer of Celcom
Finally, Shazalli added that as they continue to focus on building and innovating towards the development of the company's enhanced data and coverage, they are certain that through their solid and leadership in data, they will meet the government's goal of achieving 95% LTE population penetration nationwide by 2020.