Malaysia’s Sapura Group announced as Host Operator for world-leading CCW critical communications event

TCCA’s annual showcase of excellence to be held in Kuala Lumpur 18-20 June

21 March 2019 LONDON, UK - The Sapura Group, Malaysia’s leading technology organisation, has confirmed that it will be Host Operator for TCCA’s Critical Communications World (CCW) 2019, the world’s premier event for critical communications professionals. CCW will be held in Kuala Lumpur from 18-20 June.

Sapura operates the Government Integrated Radio Network (GIRN) which utilises some 600 TETRA base stations to serve over 40,000 Public Protection and Disaster Relief (PPDR) users in 16 agencies throughout Malaysia.  With technology central to Sapura’s six key business areas, the company’s unwavering commitment to R&D, innovation and building capability has enabled it to be globally competitive in the provision of secured communications solutions for the security enforcement and defence industry, as well as across commercial vertical markets such as oil and gas, railway, manufacturing and aviation.

Mohd Zarif Hashim, Sapura Group COO said: “CCW is the established annual showcase for the latest developments in critical communications, and the platform for shaping the future of this market. As official Host Operator, we are delighted to welcome the event and all attendees to Malaysia, and to demonstrate the strengths of our region to the critical communications world.”

“The Sapura Group has a true commitment to the delivery of critical communications requirements and is a long-standing TCCA member,” said Tony Gray, TCCA Chief Executive. “We are delighted that Sapura has agreed to be Host Operator for CCW, and we look forward to working with the Sapura team and their Malaysian Government and agency customers to ensure that the invaluable work of the critical communications industry reaches the widest possible global audience.”

CCW 2019 will be held at the Malaysia International Trade & Exhibition Centre (MITEC). Positioned as an economic catalyst and gateway to Southeast Asia, MITEC spans more than 45,000 m2 of purpose-built exhibition space and triple volume exhibition halls.  The venue is the largest trade and exhibition centre in Malaysia.

About The Sapura Group

Established in 1975, the Sapura Group is a 100% Malaysian-owned technology-based entrepreneurship organisation.  The Group has expanded and diversified its businesses across six major business areas: Oil & Gas, Property Development & Construction, Industrial & Manufacturing, Aviation, Railway and Defence & Security.  Globally competitive, producing a highly-specialised and multi-skilled pool of technology experts, The Sapura Group today has capabilities and competencies that cover the full lifecycle of systems and products. For more information please visit http://www.sapura.com.my/

About Critical Communications World

Critical Communications World is TCCA’s flagship event. The event has been running for more than 20 years, bringing together all with an interest in critical communications and providing unparalleled access to authoritative content and unrivalled networking opportunities.  The 2018 Berlin event proved to be the biggest CCW yet, showcasing the latest technological innovations from more than 100 organisations.  Driven by TCCA, and therefore by the industry itself, CCW has the sector’s interest and needs at its very core.  For more information please visit www.critical-communications-world.com

About TCCA

TCCA represents all standard mobile critical communications technologies and complementary applications.  Our Members are drawn from end users, operators and industry across the globe.  We believe in and promote the principle of open and competitive markets worldwide through the use of open standards and harmonised spectrum.  We maintain and enhance the TETRA Professional Mobile Radio (PMR) standard, and drive the development of common global mobile standards for critical broadband.  TCCA is a 3GPP Market Representation Partner , a member of the Mission Critical Open Platform (MCOP) project, and our Members actively contribute in 3GPP working groups.   To find out more, please visit www.tcca.info

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About MA Exhibitions

The BAPCO Annual Conference and Exhibition is organised by MA Exhibitions (MAX), an award-winning exhibition business. MAX organises more than 200 events annually, from small, highly focussed seminars to large-scale events. Within MAX’s portfolio there are 14 large-scale events, spread across sectors including electronics, manufacturing, engineering, communications, education, healthcare and print.

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