CelcomDigi partners ZTE For Cutting-edge Solutions in Smart Manufacturing and Smart Warehousing

Press Release
February 29, 2024

PETALING JAYA, 29 February 2024 – CelcomDigi Berhad (CelcomDigi), Malaysia’s largest mobile network operator and ZTE Malaysia Corporation Sdn Bhd (ZTE), a global leader in telecommunications and information technology announced a strategic partnership to transform Malaysia’s manufacturing and warehousing with smart technology and 5G powered innovative solutions.  

Through this collaboration, CelcomDigi’s Innovation Centre will leverage ZTE’s cutting-edge solutions such as ZTE’s Digital Twin technology, Natural Navigated 5G Automated Guided Vehicle (AGV) and Smart Helmet, in smart manufacturing and smart warehousing and drive adoption of 5G solutions across Malaysia’s manufacturing and warehousing industries.  

The parties will utilise ZTE’s Digital Twin technology which can deliver factory automation, real-time control of machine tasks, and data dashboards to accelerate enterprise informatization and IR4.0 transformation, towards realising the concept of “lights-out” factory. ZTE is also introducing its Natural Navigated 5G AGV, the first of its kind globally with an integrated 5G module, to boost productivity and logistics. Additionally, ZTE’s Smart Helmet which is equipped with multiple safety detection features such as vital sign monitoring, GPS positioning for emergency response and alarm notifications.  

The Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) was signed by Datuk Idham Nawawi CEO of CelcomDigi, Steven Ge, Managing Director of ZTE Malaysia, and witnessed by Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) chairman, Tan Sri Mohamad Salim bin Fateh Din, and CelcomDigi’s chair of the board, YM Tengku Dato’ Sri Azmil Zahruddin, at Mobile World Congress 2024 in Barcelona, Spain.

Commenting on the collaboration, Datuk Idham Nawawi said, “Our collaboration ZTE enables us to accelerate real-world digital applications – this time for the nation’s manufacturing and warehousing industries with cutting-edge 5G powered solutions, unlocking the true potential of the industries with efficient and sustainable operations. We look forward to collaborating with ZTE in driving the adoption of 5G solutions across Malaysian industries and boost the benefits of 5G technology within the digital economy.”  

Steven Ge said, "This strategic alliance with CelcomDigi marks a significant milestone in ZTE's mission to drive digital innovation and excellence. CelcomDigi's aspiration to drive the adoption of 5G solutions across industries resonates with our testament and commitment to advancing technology. We also believe in Malaysia's potential to lead in the digital age. By introducing these transformative solutions, we are set to revolutionize industries, enhance productivity, and foster a new era of digital economy growth."