Published by Kevin Chong @ 17/08/2020

Celcom Axiata Berhad (Celcom) is extending a helping hand to local businesses to face new challenges through its campaign, 'Celcom Business: Reimagine SME for Tomorrow' that supports digital accelerations among local Small and Medium Enterprises (SME), to optimize their business operations and ensuring business sustainability. 13 organizations comprising of government agencies, financial institution, entrepreneurial organizations, and technology partners are joining the cause that is driven by Celcom, to provide immense potential expansion of SMEs' business network, creating room for the development of skills amongst business owners, and the opportunity for them generate new revenue and drive future growth. 

Through the 'Celcom Business: Reimagine SME for Tomorrow' campaign, participating SMEs will have the unique opportunity to be digitally empowered through the Celcom Business Suite™ that allows SMEs to rapidly transform and optimize their business operations with simplicity, flexibility, and affordability. Celcom Business Suite™ offers multiple digital solutions for SME businesses such as cloud-based e-POS, electronic payment, digital marketing solutions, and additional productivity tools such as tablets and Microsoft Office365. This comprehensive end-to-end service enables businesses with the right digital solutions, tailored to simplify the digitalization of smaller-scaled businesses. Celcom Business Suite also qualifies SMEs application for the SME Digital Matching Grant, introduced by the government through the Short-Term Economic Recovery Plan (PENJANA), in collaboration with telecommunication companies.  

Idham Nawawi, Chief Executive Officer of Celcom Axiata said, “In 2019, SMEs drove 38.9% to the national GDP. Therefore, it is important to ensure the growth and sustainability of SMEs. We are also in the midst of engaging more organizations with similar objectives of accelerating SME digital adoption, and uplifting digital skills for local businesses. This collaborative environment will create a ‘win-win-win’ situation to benefit the SMEs, consumers, and achieving the nation’s aspiration towards the digital economy.” 

Local SMEs may register their interest at https://www.celcom.com.my/support/contact-us#business_contact_form and experience a simplified digital transformation for their businesses.