GWS Production AB in Lund has been commissioned to improve the safety for all working personnel outside Malaysia’s costal region. The contract is one of the first of its kind in ASEAN.
The agreement, initially a pilot, will provide 20 000 new users with access to the platform and the potential to increase to up to 300 000 users. The total contract value is 550k MYR over two years which is approximately 1.2 million SEK.
ACASIA Communications, a strategic alliance of seven major telcos in ASEAN, has been awarded a contract to improve the content of an existing application that allows the maritime community to lodge reports or request emergency assistance directly with related maritime agencies.
ACASIA has now signed a contract with GWS, a world leading security company, to perfect the application with the goal of an ASEAN-wide adoption.
With its unique technology platform and localization technology, GWS can quickly reach users who are at risk with accurate and relevant information compiled by GWS´s qualified analysts.
GWS will provide the company’s SDK, Software Developer Kit, solution.
The service will be connected to designated command centres for emergency situations. GWS will provide ASEAN-wide local content as part of an important tool for enhancing maritime safety.
“The collaboration with GWS shows how the future’s qualified safety systems will look like, a work where we are now taking the lead by creating this unique security app, Azmal Yahya, CEO of ACASIA comments.”
“This strengthens our position in south-east Asia and opens opportunities for further development in the region” Andreas Rodman, CEO of GWS Production comments.
“The agreement also shows that Safeture is an important service in many different business areas.”
For additional information, visit www.globalwarningsystem.com or contact GWS CEO Andreas Rodman:
+46 (0) 708 – 10 13 16 or via firstname.lastname@example.org
About GWS Production AB and Safeture
GWS, Global Warning System, was founded in 2009, following the experience with a global SARS epidemic, the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami and the Mumbai terror attacks. GWS supply Safeture, a mobile device based personal security system developed to protect the traveler by providing real-time tracking and valuable information regarding ongoing disasters and other threats that could impact them.
About ACASIA Communications Sdn Bhd
Incorporated in 1995 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, ACASIA Communications Sdn Bhd is a unique ASEAN collaboration among 7 leading telecommunications providers in the region: TM from Malaysia, CAT from Thailand, Indosat from Indonesia, PLDT from the Philippines, Singtel from Singapore, Telbru from Brunei and VNPT from Vietnam.
The GWS share is listed on NASDAQ First North Stockholm. Penser Bank AB is the Certified Advisor.
This press release is information that GWS Production AB is obliged to make public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation. The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact person set out above, at 09.00 CEET on 2018-04-20.