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Maxis forms Malaysia’s largest 5G alliance

Maxis Bhd has formed one of Malaysia’s largest 5G alliances to speed up technological breakthroughs and enterprise Internet of Things (IoT) solutions in line with the country’s digital goal.

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The Maxis 5G Alliance will start with 16 members, including global and local technology and industry partners, innovators, and lighthouse customers from various industries, to harness the ecosystem and unlock the value of Industry Revolution 4.0 technologies.

“The alliance will co-create, commercialise and scale 5G use cases and innovative solutions across industries to drive digital transformation and innovation,” said the company.

The community is expected to grow, according to the converged solutions provider. The Maxis 5G Alliance is intended to be an open collaboration across all organisations that can help accelerate the adoption and deployment of innovation enabled by 5G and ubiquitous converged network connectivity.

“These member organisations are structured according to three streams, namely technology and industry partners, innovators and strategic client partners,” said Maxis Bhd.

Maxis also stated that business clients will benefit from the network through sell and grow programmes, engage and exchange programmes, and create and build programmes, thanks to the range of partners within the Maxis 5G Alliance ecosystem.

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“All solutions and use cases will be powered by Maxis Programmable Network and Maxis will also provide its wide range of converged ICT solutions that cater to the full spectrum of business needs,” added the company.