DST Expands Digital Transformation and Innovation across Brunei with Tech Giant, MultiSys from the Philippines

DST Expands Digital Transformation and Innovation across Brunei with Tech Giant, MultiSys from the Philippines

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Brunei, Aug. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — A Partnership Agreement was signed virtually between Datastream Digital Sdn Bhd (DST) and MultiSys Technologies Corporation (MultiSys), a Software Engineering Solutions company based in the Philippines to strengthen their core into the realm of digital transformation and innovation in Brunei and the Philippines.

Top Right: Radin Sufri Radin Basiuni, CEO of Datastream Digital Sdn Bhd (DST), Top Middle: Freddie Ting Lik Wei, AVP of Digital Business, Datastream Digital Sdn Bhd (DST), Top Right: Guest of Honour, Yang Mulia Haji Sofian bin Haji Mohammad Jani, the Chairman of Datastream Digital Sdn Bhd (DST), Bottom Right: Jovy Hernandez, President & CEO of ePLDT, Inc. and Bottom Left: David Almirol Jr., CEO & President of MultiSys Technologies Corporation (MultiSys)
Top Right: Radin Sufri Radin Basiuni, CEO of Datastream Digital Sdn Bhd (DST), Top Middle: Freddie Ting Lik Wei, AVP of Digital Business, Datastream Digital Sdn Bhd (DST), Top Right: Guest of Honour, Yang Mulia Haji Sofian bin Haji Mohammad Jani, the Chairman of Datastream Digital Sdn Bhd (DST), Bottom Right: Jovy Hernandez, President & CEO of ePLDT, Inc. and Bottom Left: David Almirol Jr., CEO & President of MultiSys Technologies Corporation (MultiSys)
On the Right: Radin Sufri Radin Basiuni, CEO of Datastream Digital Sdn Bhd (DST) and on the Left: David Almirol Jr., CEO & President of MultiSys Technologies Corporation (MultiSys)
On the Right: Radin Sufri Radin Basiuni, CEO of Datastream Digital Sdn Bhd (DST) and on the Left: David Almirol Jr., CEO & President of MultiSys Technologies Corporation (MultiSys)

The virtual signing ceremony was officiated by both Radin Sufri Radin Basiuni, Chief Executive Officer of Datastream Digital Sdn Bhd (DST) and David Almirol Jr., Chief Executive Officer of MultiSys Technologies Corporation (MultiSys) together with the Guest of Honour, Yang Mulia Haji Sofian bin Haji Mohammad Jani, the Chairman of Datastream Digital Sdn Bhd (DST).

In attendance to witness the virtual signing ceremony in Brunei were His Excellency, Christopher B. Montero, the Ambassador of the Philippines to Brunei, Her Excellency, Puan Hjh Johariah Hj Abd Wahab the Ambassador of Brunei Darussalam to the Philippines, who has joined us virtually from the Philippines and Yang Mulia Tuan Hj Muhammad Yazid bin Dato Paduka Hj Mahadi, Deputy Chairman of Datastream Digital Sdn Bhd (DST). Present virtually in the Philippines were Al Panlilio, President of Smart Communications, Inc. and Jovy Hernandez, President and Chief Executive Officer of ePLDT, Inc.

With this partnership between DST and MultiSys, both parties are leveraging in each other’s strengths in telecommunication technology and software engineering solutions to be able to deliver a better access and a smoother user experience across any environment. This collaboration will also present an amazing opportunity to jointly develop and tap the overseas market with innovative solutions.

The proposed development of various technologies will potentially pave the way for DST and MultiSys to expand their Business-to-Consumer (B2C) and Business-to-Business (B2B) solution offerings within their respective ecosystems. Furthermore, MultiSys’ existing platforms will also be powered by DST and gradually expand into various MultiSys solutions.

Radin Sufri Radin Basiuni, the Chief Executive Officer of DST commented “To be successful in the quest of DST’s digital transformation, as a Digital Service provider with its key mission in ‘Creating Convenience and Value through a leading Digital Lifestyle Ecosystem,’ DST is collaborating with likeminded key players who share similar digital DNA with DST. Multisys is the collaborative partner to DST. Multisys will provide the digital building block that will be powered by DST.”

He continued, “Our partnership with Multisys will enhance further with layering digital services on top to better the customer services and engagement to our customers.”

MultiSys is working with several government units across the Philippines for its Smart City project. This project is a flagship program launched in 2019 to further ease local government transactions through the creation of application and installation of cashless payment kiosk machines in various government offices and local communities. MultiSys is also in partnership with global tech giants such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Google for its projects.

David Almirol Jr., the Chief Executive Officer and Founder of MultiSys said, “We are particularly excited about the strategic partnership with DST as we will jointly explore and develop various opportunities that would present a greater digital transformation for both markets. This is especially monumental, not just for the company, but for our country as well as to further highlight the Filipino’s tech ingenuity abroad.”

This partnership will complement DST in continuing its digital transformation journey in enhancing their digital customer experience to provide a better Smart lifestyle and supporting the Brunei Government’s Smart Nation objectives, as MultiSys’ system platforms has the capability to support paperless transactions and streamline government processes.

This will enable and empower DST to fully explore and exploit the possibilities of enhancing their service offerings beyond the traditional telecommunications service providers’ standard services. DST’s digital platform is not an end to DST’s transformation agenda. DST is poised to collaborate with other leading digital key players in Brunei Darussalam and abroad in building and integrating further digital platforms outside the realm of telecommunications. This venture will allow DST to utilize this Digital Platform in the region and even to the extent of going beyond Brunei Darussalam.

Company Profile

About Datastream Digital Sdn Bhd (DST)

DST is Brunei’s largest telecommunications service provider offering mobile and fixed telecommunications services. With over two decades of providing nationwide mobile services, DST continues to strive in improving and providing the best quality of products and services. Now, DST continues its roadmap of transformation by evolving from a telecommunications service provider to an integrated services provider whilst supporting the Nation’s Vision 2035 pushing towards a dynamic and sustainable economy.

About MultiSys Technologies Corporation (MultiSys)

MultiSys is a leading software engineering solutions firm based in the Philippines that provides a wide range of cost-effective, full-scale software services, system platforms and integration services that are being used by more than 2,500 companies and organizations. MultiSys is the technology arm of the MVP Group of Companies which includes PLDT and Smart, two of the Philippines’ telecommunications service providers, as well as Meralco, a major electric power distribution company in the country, including its capital region, Metro Manila.

Media Contact

Name: Nurul Nabihah Haji Mokhsen
Position: Copywriter, Sales and Marketing, DST
Email: nabihah.mokhsen@dst.com.bn
Telephone: +6738928383

Name: Freddie Ting
Position: Associate Vice President, Digital Business, DST
Email: freddie.ting@dst.com.bn
Telephone: +6737179293

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