Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) and UMLand J-Biotech Park Sdn. Bhd, a 50:50 joint venture collaboration between Johor State Government via Johor Biotechnology & Biodiversity Corporation (J-Biotech) and United Malayan Land Bhd (UMLand) inked a Collaboration Agreement for the provision of TM’s high speed broadband (HSBB) network infrastructure and UniFi services as well as TM’s Integrated Business Solutions at Johor Halal Park (JHP) development in Pasir Gudang, Johor, recently.
This agreement is the first collaborative agreement between TM and UMLand J-Biotech Park Sdn. Bhd to support the development of JHP, elevating the establishment to become a world class smart integrated industrial park and the first premium Bio-Halal Industrial Park in Malaysia. This business model will be replicated to more industrial park developments enabled by TM in the future.
Wan Ahmad Kamal Wan Halim, Executive Vice President, Enterprise Sales, TM and Azhar Omar, State Vice President, TM Johor signed the Collaboration Agreement on behalf of TM while UMLand J-Biotech Park Sdn. Bhd was represented by Mohd Noor Abd Salam, Chief Executive Officer, UMLand J-Biotech Park Sdn Bhd and Asman Shah Abd Rahman, Chief Executive Officer, J-Biotech.
With the agreement in place, clients of JHP will enjoy the UniFi package that comes with value added services such as Microsoft Office 365 bundling, enabling them to enjoy high speed internet services with speeds up to 100Mbps, competitive call rates and free initial setup for Microsoft Office 365 user licences.
“Information technology has become an integral part for majority of business plans. Johor Halal Park views this collaboration as timely with the participation of a smart business partner like TM in our Halal Industry Park which will definitely empower the industrial park with world class ICT solutions,” said Mohd Noor.
Johor Halal Park will be one of the catalyst projects in Eastern Iskandar Malaysia Johor. Under J-Biotech Corporation, a scientific and halal laboratory will be built to expedite the process of halal testing, enabling each product to apply for the certification with IT Technology to support the services. The first phase 103 acres will be completed by June 2017. These will eventually make JHP as the first premium Bio-Halal Industrial Park in Malaysia and will be 25th Halal Park in Malaysia and the first operating and exclusively for 100% Halal business.