Proton Edar appoints Altel & ECARX as technology partner



Kuala Lumpur, January 15, 2019 - Altel Communications Sdn Bhd and ECARX (Hubei) Technology Co.Ltd will implement the Proton Connected Car Project developed by PROTON EDAR Sdn Bhd. The collaboration will include all aspects of managing network connectivity and telematics services for Proton cars. The newly launched Proton X-70 by Prime Minister Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamed, is equipped with the Infotainment Head Unit Smart Ecosystem to deliver a new innovative driving experience in Malaysia.

The tripartite agreement was jointly signed by Cheng Seng Fook, Marketing Director, PROTON EDAR Sdn Bhd, Mohamed Rozaidi Md Sharif, Group Chief Executive Officer of Altel Holdings and Li Pu, Vice President at ECARX (Hubei) Technology Co.Ltd. Witnessing the exchange of documents is International Trade and Industry Deputy Minister (MITI): YB Dr. Ong Kian Ming, Dr. Li Chunrong, Chief Executive Officer, PROTON and Dato’ Radzaif Mohamed, Deputy Chief Executive Officer of PROTON.

With this initiative, Altel Communications will further strengthen its offerings in IOT and Managed Services for the enterprise market.