Phnom Penh, Cambodia – [2 April 2024] – Cellcard (CAMGSM PLC), a leading Cambodian telecommunications provider, is proud to be the main sponsor of the Cambodia-ASEAN Business Summit 2024, taking place at Sofitel PP Phokeethra on April 1-2, 2024.

This landmark event focuses on unlocking the immense potential of the ASEAN region through connectivity, technology, and inclusive growth.

The summit brought together key business leaders, policymakers, and thought leaders to explore critical topics like leveraging connectivity, embracing technology, and achieving inclusive growth for a thriving ASEAN Community. 

The event was graced by the presence of Samdech Moha Borvor Thipadei Hun Manet, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia.

In his opening remarks, the Prime Minister shared valuable insights on how the Royal Government of Cambodia can support businesses within ASEAN and Cambodia for shared prosperity.

Neak Oknha Kith Meng, President of the Cambodia Chamber of Commerce and Chair of the ASEAN Business Advisory Council-Cambodia made a number of important points and emphasized on the agenda: “to advance effective connectivity, champion innovation and digitization through technology and ensure inclusive growth that leaves no one behind. Connectivity is the lifeblood of economic prosperity. We seek to build economic ties, to unite the markets, the people, and the aspirations of our ten nations”. 

By sponsoring the summit, Cellcard reaffirms its commitment to being more than just a Telecommunications company. The company recognizes technology as a bridge to a brighter future, capable of narrowing development gaps and creating inclusive growth models across ASEAN.

Cellcard's position at the forefront of the Royal Group of Companies’ ICT Division positions it as a key gateway for businesses entering Cambodia and connecting the country to the wider ASEAN region.

"At Cellcard, we're not just keeping pace, we're leading the charge in ASEAN's digital transformation," stated Simon Perkins, CEO. "Our deep local roots, combined with a relentless focus on innovation and the power of the RGC ecosystem, give us the edge. We see technology as the key to unlocking the region's true potential, and we're committed to partnering with businesses and governments to build a thriving and inclusive ASEAN community."

The Cambodia-ASEAN Business Summit 2024 proved to be a landmark event, shaping the future of ASEAN through insightful discussions and a commitment to collaborative action. Cellcard's involvement as the main sponsor serves as a testament to its dedication to being a key player in this exciting chapter of ASEAN's economic development.

About Cellcard

With operations launched in 1997, Cellcard is Cambodia's longest-serving and only 100% Cambodian-owned operator. It is reputed for its long history of first-to-market innovations, outstanding customer service, and the fastest, most reliable mobile network.

Considered one of the biggest telco companies in Cambodia, Cellcard services over four million customers with nationwide coverage and an expansive dealer and distribution network.

With a vision towards providing connectivity for all and enhancing the way customers live, work, and play, Cellcard's portfolio continues to expand to accommodate and build the esports and gaming community, provide digital entertainment services to address the need for real-time and on-demand content, and offer innovative and insightful enterprise solutions to support businesses. Cellcard is Cambodia's most awarded operator, with over forty global and regional accolades.