TM Set to Empower Educational Institution in Penang with Dedicated Premium Network Connectivity and Smart School System Solution
17 Jul 2018
TM SET TO EMPOWER EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION IN PENANG WITH DEDICATED PREMIUM NETWORK CONNECTIVITY AND SMART SCHOOL SYSTEM SOLUTION
Smart collaboration with Wesley Methodist School Penang International elevates the institution to become the 1st school in Malaysia with an integrated digital lifestyle
Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) via its business solutions arm, TM ONE recently signed a Collaboration Agreement with Wesley Methodist School Penang (International) (WMSP(I)) for the deployment and provisioning of TM’s dedicated premium network connectivity namely DOME service. Under the collaboration, TM will also be provisioning TM’s smart school system solution to the school and the total solution includes the School Management System (SMS), Learning Management System (LMS) and School Attendance System (SAS).
Kelvin Lee Tsuan Chin, State General Manager of TM Penang and Badrul Hisham Besri, Senior Director - Education & Healthcare, TM ONE signed the Collaboration Agreement on behalf of TM while WMSPI was represented by Dato’ Chin Lean Keat, Chairman of WMSP(I) Board of Management, and Dato’ Jerry Chan Fook Sing, Co-chairman of WMSP(I) Building Committee Task Force. Y.A.B Chow Kon Yeow, Chief Minister of Penang graced the event and witnessed the signing ceremony between both parties.
Commenting on the collaboration, Kelvin Lee said, “We are pleased that TM via its business solutions arm, TM ONE is involved in the deployment of converged telecommunications and smart school system solution at WMSP(I). The innovative digital solutions will fully enable the students, teachers and school administrators embrace education at its fullest, especially in this digital era. In addition, this collaboration with WMSPI will not only boost and accelerate the school’s digital transformation journey, but will also provide TM ONE the opportunity to demonstrate our capabilities in the provision of converged communications services and solutions as part of our commitment in nation building, true to our brand promise of “Life Made Easier”.”
“The solutions are part of a more comprehensive suite of solutions that TM can offer through TM ONE. As the one and only capable of providing fully integrated telecommunications, ICT and digital services, we are indeed proud to be the digital enabler for the 21st century learning with the delivery of innovative digital services and solutions for the Malaysian education sector towards building a knowledge-based workforce for the country,” he added.
Meanwhile, Dato’ Chin commented that, “WMSP(I) is moving to a new phase of development with the modernisation of our infrastructure now and TM ONE’s DOME, a dedicated premium network connectivity and Digital Schools Management Systems and Solutions will be an added value not only to our school but also to the education industries catering to the need of fast moving digital environment. As an established school in Penang, we understand that connectivity plays an important role in determining the success of our students through the latest and innovative connectivity facilities. We are very pleased to tie up with TM for our school integrated development.
WMSP(I) has become a name synonymous for producing the A.C.E. students. The children are academically excellent, trained in character values and pursue extra-curricular achievements. The tradition of values, service to the community and all-round quality education gives the school a unique identity that stands it apart from other school models. This philosophy lies at the heart of its mission to help the students reach their full potentials. Wesley Methodist School (Private) offers the National curriculum – Dual Language program (DLP) leading to SPM while the Wesley Methodist School Penang (International) offers the British Cambridge curriculum leading to the internationally recognised Cambridge I.G.C.S.E.
Both TM and WMSP(I) are committed to leverage on their core competencies and strengths in providing quality school facilities equipped with high speed network infrastructure. Such collaboration is significant in transforming the trends of local and international school development with the added premise of a digital lifestyle via TM ONE’s dedicated premium network connectivity namely DOME as well as TM’s smart school system solution.
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Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM), Malaysia’s Convergence Champion and No. 1 Converged Communications Services Provider offers a comprehensive suite of communication services and solutions in fixed (telephony and broadband), mobility, content, WiFi and smart services. As a market leader, TM is driven by stakeholder value creation in a highly competitive environment. The Group places emphasis on delivering an enhanced customer experience via continuous customer service quality improvements and innovations, whilst focusing on increased operational efficiency and productivity.
Leveraging on our extensive global connectivity, network infrastructure and collective expertise, TM is well positioned to propel Malaysia as a regional Internet hub and digital gateway for South-East Asia.
As a multiple award winning model corporate citizen committed to good governance and transparency, TM continues its pledge to ensure the integrity of our processes, people and reputation as well as the sustainability of our operations. Our Corporate Responsibility (CR) ethos reinforces responsible behavior in the four main domains of the marketplace, workplace, the community and the environment. With a focus on ICT, the Group further promotes 3 major platforms i.e. education, community/nation-building and environment, through our Reaching Out programmes.
TM will continue to leverage on the strategic investments made earlier in unifi mobile and TM ONE to realise its Convergence and “Go Digital” aspirations as its moves beyond connectivity services into new value added digital services. The Company is embarking on a holistic approach covering customer experience, process optimisation and new business opportunities. This entails building a digitally aware and smarter workforce that acts as a catalyst to the digital transformation of TM, thus powering Malaysia’s digital economy.
TM looks forward to serving customers with relevant convergence propositions via the 5 pillars of Smarter Living, Smarter Businesses, Smarter Cities, Smarter Communities and a Smarter Nation - delivering a seamless digital experience and integrated business solutions to cater to individual lifestyle and business communication needs - towards making “Life and Business Easier for a Better Malaysia”.
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