Malaysian digital service provider REDtone Digital Berhad (REDtone) and United Kingdom-based technology solutions provider Informed Solutions have announced a strategic partnership to offer digital transformation platforms and solutions powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI) to supercharge Malaysia’s digitalization agenda.

Offered for the first time in Asia, these offerings, which are powering the United Kingdom and Australian governments’ digital transformations, aim to achieve a two-pronged objective: boost the Malaysian government’s agenda to build an enabling eco-system to increase the nation’s competitiveness, and empower the locals,” REBtone said in a statement on Tuesday.

“Our partnership is timely in light of the government’s focus to build a more robust and integrated public sector ecosystem, roll-out of 5G infrastructure, as well as the push to advance inclusiveness,” REDtone’s Chief Executive Officer Lau Bik Soon said.

He also said the AI powered digital solutions can supercharge the country’s transition towards an integrated public sector ecosystem.

“This will foster a greater level of collaboration and synergy, which will enhance transparency, optimize resources and effectiveness,

“In turn, these will strengthen Malaysia’s proposition as a key investment destination, while delivering citizen-centric services across the entire public sector,” he said.

In addition, with the AI derived data and insights, he said government agencies will be able to develop new as well as innovative services and products.

“We can also accelerate the agencies’ digital transformation by empowering public servants to level up their technical expertise in the areas of data, AI, and cybersecurity,” he added.

MyDIGITAL Corporation’s Chief Executive Officer Fabian Bigar said that the successful digital development of the Malaysian economy will rely on local innovators and service providers collaborating with organizations that are able to share world class innovation and digital service implementation expertise, whilst up skilling local workforces so that Malaysia’s digital development is sustainable.

“This partnership is a great example of mutual benefit to both organizations and the communities they serve,” he said.

Informed Solutions’ Chief Executive Officer Seth Finegan said the partnership allows the firm to offer world class digital services to local communities, opening-up opportunities for sustainable growth and development.

“We are proud to be amongst the strategic digital suppliers to the United Kingdom government,

“Our current programs are responsible for accelerating and de-risking many of the most significant, national-scale digital transformations and data science, worth over £20 billion ($24 billion) to the United Kingdom economy that the government is running to transform the healthcare, policing and emergency services, environment and land management, transport, energy transition, and citizen engagement sector,” he said.

Formed in 1992, Informed Solutions is an international provider of digital transformation, technology, data analytics and systems integration services and platforms that support large-scale digital transformation.

The firm’s clients are globally recognized public and private sector brands operating in a variety of sectors including government, civil defence, healthcare, sustainable environment, land asset management, citizen engagement and transport.

Listed on Bursa Malaysia, REDtone is a subsidiary of Berjaya Corporation Berhad. The firm is an integrated telecommunications and digital infrastructure services provider.

Founded in 1996, REDtone has evolved from a voice provider to one that offers an extensive range of services under three main categories: telecommunications services; managed telecommunications network services and industry digital services.

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