“In MMU where I dream to have my own business and from the hostel room in MMU I built the company together with my roommates until it became a strong company at the moment. The exposure and hands-on experience that MMU graduates have are much better than any other local university graduates.”
Ts. Noor Mohd Helmi Nong Hadzmi
Class of 2003
CEO and Founder,
IX Telecom Sdn. Bhd.
Noor Mohd Helmi Nong Hadzmi holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Telecommunication Engineering (2003). He is the Founder of IX Telecom, a communications technology company and one of the top MSC status companies.
Upon graduation Helmi worked at a start-up Telco Company, assisting in managing and operating Telco’s communication network while simultaneously pursuing his Masters degree in Telecommunication Engineering at MMU. He then moved to another start-up airline company, Air Asia, where he built the company’s network and communication infrastructure. He founded IX Group of Companies with his MMU friends, leveraging on the combined knowledge gained in his degrees and experiences of managing a sports club as well as with start-up companies. IX Telecom is now globally known among telecommunications companies and IX Global Services, has service coverage in more than 200 countries worldwide.
In 2012, IX Telecom was awarded the prestigious Alliance Gold Partner status by British Telecom. Noor Mohd Helmi once stated that his vision for IX Telecom is “to become the largest global connectivity provider which owns no telecommunication infrastructure”.