SMARTSEL and KT Corporation signs MoU to improve connectivity and bridge the digital divide in Selangor

LAUNCH OF MENTERI BESAR SELANGOR (INCORPORATED) (MBI SELANGOR) RECYCLING INITIATIVE
20th August 2018
LAUNCH OF SMART SELANGOR VIRTUAL REALITY SIMULATOR ENVISIONING SMART SELANGOR 2025
19th September 2018

Shah Alam: SMARTSEL Sdn Bhd (SMARTSEL), a wholly owned subsidiary of Menteri Besar Selangor Incorporated (MBI), has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enter into partnership with KT Corporation in developing telecommunication infrastructure that will accelerate the digital transformation of the Selangor State and its industries, in line with the Smart Selangor vision.

The MoU was signed by Mohamad Suhaimi bin Mohamad Tahir, Managing Director of SMARTSEL Sdn Bhd and Byeong Moo Lee, Vice President of Global Business Unit from KT Corporation, and witnessed by Yang Amat Berhormat Dato’ Menteri Besar Selangor, Tuan Amirudin bin Shari, at the ceremony.

With the signing of the MoU, SMARTSEL and KT Corporation will jointly explore on the development of SMARTSEL Digital Network (SDN) that will allow government, educational institutions, businesses and citizens to have access to affordable and reliable high speed connectivity.
Other areas of collaboration include the expansion, development and transfer of technology to support existing and new services such as broadband and public WiFi services to the underserved and rural areas.

Smart Selangor is a coordinated effort to make Selangor the Premier Smart State in ASEAN by 2025. Selangor strives to be a dynamic and vibrant regional state that aims to improve the quality of life of its citizens with people-centric solutions.

Date: 30 August 2018

Background Information
SMARTSEL is a wholly owned subsidiary of Menteri Besar Selangor Incorporated (MBI). SMARTSEL’s Core Business is to build and manage the telecommunication infrastructure of Selangor to enable it to be the regional Smart State by 2025.
KT Corporation, formerly known as Korea Telecom, is a multi-billion dollar global telecommunication company, as well as the number one telecommunication service provider in South Korea.
For more information, please contact Afif, Email: amir@smartsel.co, Tel: 017-3700920

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