Google and Astro AWANI team up to help SMEs in digital space

KUALA LUMPUR (May 7): Google Malaysia and Astro AWANI have announced a partnership to create workshops and virtual training courses to help microenterprises as well as small and medium enterprises (SMEs) adapt and thrive in the digital space.

In a joint statement today, the companies said their “Jiwa SME Google AWANI” partnership will enable microenterprises and SMEs to upskill their workforce by participating in workshops and virtual training that showcase Google’s digital tools, as well as foster knowledge sharing among industry leaders through Astro AWANI’s programmes.

“Google has a plethora of digital applications to assist the micro and SME industry in Malaysia. Approximately 60% of new digital consumers are from non-urban areas and this reflects the correlation between consumer behaviour and untapped digital economy potential in non-urban areas,” said Google Malaysia’s managing director Marc Woo.

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