Launch of Emergency services, eSports leveraging Digi 5G

Digi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd (Digi) is enabling Malaysians to explore the potential of 5G in the areas of Emergency Services, Learning and eSports at the 5G Malaysia Showcase happening over the next three days.

Speaking at the event, Chief Executive Officer Albern Murty said, “The showcase was an important checkpoint for Malaysia as the country moves towards implementing 5G technology, the use cases we are presenting are examples of how 5G technology can enable faster, better responses especially in emergencies that require precision data in real-time.”

“In the coming months, the company will set up base stations in the test bed at Putrajaya, and is open to partner interested organisations to carry out field trials.”

Broad multi-party collaborations are important to test as many uses cases to draw learnings that is used to purpose-build 5G according to the needs of the country. Malaysia is on the right track with its practical, consultative approach to 5G.

The 5G Malaysia showcase is hosted by the Ministry of Communications and Multimedia and the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) in collaboration with leading communication companies and higher institutions of learning. The showcase will be open to the public on 20 and 21 April at Kompleks Perbadanan Putrajaya, presenting a unique opportunity for all Malaysians to witness the potential of the next frontier in telecommunications technology.