CTM, Tencent enter cloud collaboration

CTM and Tencent will collaborate to launch Tencent cloud services in Macau (Image bingfengwu / iStockPhoto)

Macau-based telecoms service provider Companhia de Telecomunicações de Macau (CTM) and Tencent Holdings have teamed up to make Tencent’s cloud services available in Macau.

The two companies have agreed to collaborate in the fields of cloud computing, big data, the IoT and AI. Through the collaboration, the companies aim to promote digital infrastructure development in the market to support the Digital Macau development plan.

The first phase of the collaboration will involve targeting corporate clients with high-performance cloud services based on the Tencent cloud platform, as well as leveraging big data and AI technologies such as location based services and facial recognition to help Macau accelerate digital transformation.

Tencent will meanwhile target corporate customers in Macau with its advertising businesses, including its JOOX free music streaming platform and Tencent social media platform.

“In line with the implementation of a series of projects under the concept of ‘Digital Macau’, CTM has continuously expanded the resources of its network infrastructure, while combining its network advantages to expand different smart applications through IoT, data centers and cloud computing.” CTM vice president of commercial Ebel Cham said.

“Together with Tencent, we aim to deepen our cooperation in the areas of AI smart platforms, big data analytics and IoT applications, grounding on the strengths of both parties. CTM will continue to promote the ‘Digital Macau’ development plan and create different scenarios for both enterprises and residents in terms of smart applications, bringing them a more convenient and smart lifestyle journey.”  


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