Maxis to help SMEs restart businesses

Paul McManus

KUCHING: Maxis has been identified as a Technology Solutions Provider (TSP) by the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) for the RM500 million small and medium enterprises (SME) Digitalisation Grant under Budget 2020.

In a statement on Monday (June 29), Maxis said as a TSP, they would be the first telecommunications company to deliver digital marketing and cloud point-of-sales solutions bundled with connectivity for SMEs, driving two out of five key SME digitalisation areas identified by the government.

Maxis chief enterprise business officer Paul McManus said as Malaysia eased into the recovery movement control order (MCO), SMEs around the country were anxious to get their business back into full swing.

“As an important segment to the Malaysian economy, we understanding their immediate needs deeply, and are ready to help them leverage digital solutions quickly and easily, so that they can get their businesses running.

“We are proud to be selected as a TSP by MDEC, and are committed to enable businesses to always be ahead by turning current challenges into future opportunities,” he said.

In helping businesses stay connected wherever they are, Maxis has been a leading business solution provider, helping SMEs with their digitalisation journey through eCommerce solutions for more than two years.

During the MCO and conditional MCO periods, Maxis also launched its #KitaSapotKita Campaign to support businesses with more than 100 tips and hacks in collaboration with business opinion leaders.

Now in its second phase, the campaign sees Maxis mobilising an SME Help Squad of 100 personnel to provide answers and advice as SMEs look to reignite their business.

In addition, Maxis has also developed a series of ‘How To’s’ that are free for download at

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