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Anam Partners with Apigate

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, April 8th 2019

Anam is delighted to announce its partnership with Apigate, a new-breed Application Programming Interface (API) platform that connects a world class ecosystem to enable businesses to scale digitally. The partnership delivers a highly accessible and secured messaging platform for both enterprises and mobile operators.

Anam Asia is hugely excited about the news since both companies are based in Kuala Lumpur and the proximity has facilitated evolution of a partnership with shared ambitious growth plans. “Anam is an ideal match for a fast growing company like Apigate” says Zoran Vasiljev, CEO of Apigate. “They are an independent messaging firewall and monetization partner well positioned to scale at a similar pace. Anam already has a strong global presence, proven technology and services as well as established monetization relationships with leading MNO’s and group carriers”.

Set up in 2017, Apigate is already one of the fastest growing global API platform and connectivity provider driven by recent huge increase in enterprise to subscriber messaging traffic. Originally conceptualized as an in-house business unit supporting the Axiata Group, Apigate has evolved into a global company with a footprint of 3.5 billion customers across 110 operators.

Welcoming the news, Anam Asia CEO Conor Devine sees the partnership as a “very strong endorsement of Anam’s reputation for A2P monetization and the company’s growing foothold in the Asia region. We are a great fit for Apigate, having ready capability in place to deliver on their requirements; the partnership offers huge potential for us both”. Anam established its representative office in Kuala Lumpur in 2015 on the back of a major local contract and set about further business development and providing extended operational support in Asia. Anam Asia Headquarters are in located in Kuala Lumpur, with regional presence points in Vietnam & Pakistan, serving 10+ customers in Cambodia, Macau, Myanmar, Malaysia, Vietnam Pakistan, Thailand and Hong Kong.

Anam Asia’s board of directors includes local Malaysian businessman Tan Sri Razali Executive Chairman of Peremba (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, previously major shareholder in Irish engineering firm Kentz which was acquired for Can$2.1 billion in 2014. Also on the board is Brendan Lyons, who has 25 years of international experience of the Middle East and Asia, having served as Ireland’s Ambassador in Riyadh, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore and Hanoi.

News of the partnership was made in Kuala Lumpur where Anam Asia is proudly hosting the prestigious GSMA WAS#9 Mobile Operator Summit from 8-11th April 2019. Over 1200 senior level executive, representing 300 Global Mobile Operators across 150 countries, are attending this global 4-day industry event.

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