COMMON TOWER TECHNOLOGIES SDN. BHD or CTTSB is one of the largest independent tower owners and operators in Malaysia, as well as one of the nation’s largest providers of professional site development services to companies in the telecommunications industry. CTTSB owns, operates and manages 246 communication infrastructure (tower) sites in Sabah following its appointment as the ‘State Backed Company’ to undertake the TIME2 Project in Sabah since 2005.
CORE BUSINESS: TOWER BUSINESS
As a Sabah State-Backed company, one of our prime objectives is to “empower convergence and innovation” for the State. As a company, CTTSB is technologically dynamic and our core business model has expanded from tower to fibre optic services, cellular telecommunication technology and to becoming one of the biggest backhaul providers in East Malaysia.
We undertake full turnkey contract to design and build communication towers. Through its value added business, site leasing, CTTSB leases antenna space on multi-tenant communications towers to first tier telecommunication companies and service providers such as Maxis Communications Bhd, DiGi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd and Celcom (M) Bhd.
RELATIONSHIP-BASED BUSINESS MODEL
Our relationship-based business model is central to our sustained growth and profitability. We aggressively pursue the development of long-term affiliations and alliances with our clients. By working as a partner with our clients on their capital programs, we increase our understanding of their overall business needs as well as the unique technical requirements of their projects. This increased understanding gives us the opportunity to provide a superior value to our clients. We market all of our services to clients in connection with their projects where the scope of work required is within our expertise. Our relationship-based business model also helps us more fully understand the risks inherent in our projects, which in turn allows us to better manage those risks.
Project management is required on every project, with the primary responsibility of managing all aspects of the effort to deliver projects on schedule and within budget, CTTSB is often hired as the overall program manager on large complex projects where various contractors and subcontractors are involved and multiple activities need to be integrated to ensure the success of the overall project. Project management services include management, developing project execution plans, detailed schedules, cost forecasts, progress tracking and reporting, and the integration of the engineering, procurement and construction efforts. Project management is accountable to the client to deliver the safety, functionality and financial performance requirements of the project.