CelcomDigi and I-City team up to transform Shah Alam’s connectivity landscape
i-City, 30 October 2023 – CelcomDigi Berhad (CelcomDigi) and Malaysia’s No.1 Technology City, i-City today announced its collaboration to accelerate the digital development of Shah Alam as a smart city in Asean by 2025, providing limitless potentials across segments with the deployment of CelcomDigi’s fibre infrastructure, together with access to 5G connectivity and technology.
Using CelcomDigi’s latest own-built fibre technology in its infrastructure, CelcomDigi fibre can deliver speeds of up to 1Gbps to any room in i-City homes with CelcomDigi’s fibre-to-the-room (FTTR) service, giving i-City residents the best value and fibre experience for their homes.
i-City residents will be able to enjoy CelcomDigi’s ultra-fast and unlimited fibre plans at exclusive promotional prices especially for i-City residents who are existing Celcom or Digi Postpaid customers who will enjoy even more savings, such as 500Mbps for only RM90/month which is equivalent to almost 12 months of free fibre, as well as a wide range of gaming, entertainment and smart home add-ons from as low as RM2/day. Registration is easy and hassle-free with installation by the next working day.
CelcomDigi Chief Executive Officer Datuk Idham Nawawi said “We are committed to bring the best solutions, offerings, and experiences to our customers, including the livelihoods of i-City residents and businesses, by utilising affordable fibre, 5G, and 4G technologies. We will offer convergence solutions for all their Internet and lifestyle needs such as home entertainment, gaming, smart home Internet of Things applications and many more. We are excited to collaborate with i-City, a renowned technology and digital city, on this strategic partnership. We will work together towards the development and co-creation of innovative digital services that will elevate the livelihoods of residents and growth for businesses, within today’s digital ecosystem.”
I-Berhad Chairman Tan Sri Lim Kim Hong highlighted that the collaboration will open up a world of possibilities to the residents of Shah Alam, particularly as the nation propels its adoption of Industry 4.0. He said that Shah Alam, as the administrative hub of Selangor, has gained increased appeal among investors, property buyers, and tenants. This heightened interest is attributed to its strategic location and exceptional accessibility.
Lim emphasised the significance of i-City is situated at the heart of Selangor Capital. The tech-centric ultrapolis has been officially designated as an international zone by Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah. Notably, i-City has evolved into a preferred living destination for those seeking a comprehensive lifestyle experience encompassing work, residence, and entertainment.
“The launch of 5G in Malaysia, will see inspire a wider application of internet-of-things. Now the potential to transform lives by connecting and empowering everyday objects and devices to enhance convenience, efficiency, and safety through data-driven automation and control becomes greater. As such, there is so much added value for residents with the integration of affordable ultra-fast internet connectivity at home and the convergence of 5G on mobile phones”.
Lim added that this has paves the way for i-City to launch its latest attraction, a 5-dimensional edutainment facility, applying the latest immersive technology.
Apart from that, i-City residents can begin benefitting from CelcomDigi’s exclusive fibre and convergence offerings simply by visiting https://fibre.celcomdigi.com/ and stay tuned for more details on i-City’s ‘One Shah Alam, One Destination’ programme on i-City Superapp.
CelcomDigi is Malaysia’s largest mobile network operator with more than 20.48 million users on its network. Established on 1 December 2022 from the merger of Celcom and Digi, the company aims to serve the growing digital needs of its customers by leveraging its newly combined widest network footprint, distribution touchpoints, innovative range of digital products and services, and superior customer experience powered by over 3,800 top industry experts. The company has clearly defined ambitions to advance the nation, inspire Malaysian society, and be a leader in inclusion and ESG practices. For more information on CelcomDigi, visit www.celcomdigi.com.
i-City, Malaysia No. 1 Technology City, has transformed the landscape of Shah Alam with an innovative and tech-centric ultrapolis within the capital city of Selangor over the past thirteen years, following its designation as an international zone by Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah. This dynamic international zone in Shah Alam has been instrumental in the establishment of distinguished structures, including the Grade-A premium office tower, Mercu Maybank, international hotels such as DoubleTree by Hilton i-City and Best Western Hotel, the prominent Central i-City Mall—managed by Central Patanna Group, and the internationally acclaimed City of Digital Lights. i-City’s development is fortified by a state-of-the-art infrastructure encompassing a 400G-capable connectivity network, a Tier-3 data center, Artificial Intelligence (AI) features, advanced smart security measures, and the integration of a cutting-edge SuperApp. For more information about i-City, visit www.i-city.my.