Maxis To Help Build, Set-up And Digitalise Entrepreneurs In Terengganu

Maxis committed to supporting SME and micro-SME community with its widest range of connectivity and digital solutions to accelerate their digital aspirations

Maxis To Help Build, Set-up And Digitalise Entrepreneurs In Terengganu
(L) Ariffin Deraman, Chairman for both TD1303 and State Tourism, Culture and Digital Technology Committee for Terengganu, Yang Berhormat Mulia Tengku Seri Bijaya Raja Dato’ Tengku Farok Hussin Tengku Abdul Jalil, Terengganu State Secretary and Gokhan Ogut, Maxis’ CEO.

Maxis has partnered with TD1303, a Terengganu State Government agency, to help build, establish, and digitalize more entrepreneurs in the state.

As part of the partnership, Maxis will be offering its products and services, including comprehensive business solutions at TD1303’s Tech Hub, a one-stop coworking space for start-ups, young entrepreneurs, freelancers, e-commerce and Industry 4.0 related companies in the State.

TD1303 will also be incorporating Maxis’ solutions into its entrepreneurial training, workshops and events at the hub.

Present at the ceremony to officiate the partnership was Yang Berhormat Mulia Tengku Seri Bijaya Raja Dato’ Tengku Farok Hussin bin Tengku Abdul Jalil, Terengganu State Secretary. Accompanying him were Gokhan Ogut, Maxis’ Chief Executive Officer and Ariffin Deraman, Chairman for both TD1303 and State Tourism, Culture and Digital Technology Committee.

“TD1303 aims to be the leading one stop centre for entrepreneurs in Terengganu by offering not just a co-working space, but viable IT solutions, hardware, and software for their businesses. We look forward to using Maxis products and solutions to drive more technology entrepreneurs in Terengganu,” says Ariffin Deraman.

Support to the state gov

Gokhan Ogut says the Terengganu State Government is making great efforts in promoting Industry 4.0 initiatives for businesses.

"Partnering with TD1303 and supporting them with our capabilities and digital solutions to help entrepreneurs to expand their business (will help them) to Always Be Ahead in a changing world. We believe there is immense entrepreneurial talent and potential in Terengganu and we look forward to being part of their digital journey.”

Maxis says it has long been supporting the SME and micro-SME community.

"As a Technology Solutions Provider for MDEC’s SME Digitalisation Grant, Maxis is enabling SMEs who apply for the Grant through them to choose from the widest range of connectivity and digital solutions, including digital marketing, Cloud Point-of-Sales, remote working, and eCommerce.

"SMEs will benefit from a single touchpoint, with a complete digital onboarding experience. To-date, Maxis has helped more than 24,000 SMEs to digitalise through the Grant," it says in a media release.

Maxis digital workshop

In conjunction with the official partnership, Maxis also held its first digital workshop under its eKelas Usahawan for over 100 local entrepreneurs in Terengganu. eKelas Usahawan is Maxis’ community outreach programme comprising digital marketing webinars and workshops to empower entrepreneurs to develop a stronger digital presence.

The free programme offers a practical and hands-on approach to equip entrepreneurs with tools and skills such as digital marketing, digital photography, copywriting and planning for marketing and advertising campaigns via online and social media platforms.