Celcom to provide 5G, fibre and smart city solutions for Kwasa Damansara

Kwasa Damansara in Sungai Buloh aims to create a sustainable community township that’s smart and connected with a robust network infrastructure combined with smart security. To achieve this ambition, its developer, Kwasa Land Sdn Bhd has appointed Celcom Axiata Berhad as their preferred ICT partner in the development plan of the new township.

With the agreement with Kwasa Land, Celcom will be responsible for building the ICT infrastructure and converged connectivity facilities within the township. On top of that, Celcom will also provide solutions to enable Kwasa Land to plan and develop the smart city envisioned for Kwasa Damansara.

According to Celcom, their involvement in the Kwasa Damansara development will include, but not limited to, the development of township fiberisation, converged 5G connectivity solutions, safety and security smart city solutions, digital signages, Dedicated Internet Access for businesses, and common area WiFi connectivity.

In addition, the venture will allow Celcom to strengthen its network by implementing new network sites within the township. According to the telco, this will provide the vital groundwork for them towards 5G deployment which is coming soon.

Kwasa Land will be introducing a Kwasa Damansara smart portal which will provide the township and its community an integrated system that will enable them to access smart solutions and applications that fit the varying needs of the township.

According to Celcom CEO Idham Nawawi, the collaboration marks another milestone for Celcom in the implementation of large-scale ICT infrastructure and a step forward in rolling out its 5G network. He added that Kwasa Damansara is one of the smart townships empowered by Celcom and they will progressively build its capacity and continue to contribute towards the development of a digital nation.

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Commenting on the partnership, Kwasa Land Managing Director, Dato Mohd Lotfy Mohd Noh said the partnership with Celcom is a testament to its efforts in materialising its vision in building Kwasa Damansara as a truly smart city. He also said that Kwasa Land is confident with Celcom as one of its partners in complementing the multi-faceted components that Kwasa Damansara has to offer.

Kwasa Damansara Township Development covers an area of approximately 2,257 acres and it is located in the vicinity of Kota Damansara and Sungai Buloh, Selangor. The development is expected to become home to more than 250,000 residents upon completion.

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Alexander Wong