JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – Chinese Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., and Indonesia’ mobile operator, PT Telekomunikasi Selular (Telkomsel) signed a memorandum of understanding to accelerate development of Digital Indonesia in Barcelona, Spain .
Based on Huawei’ statement released on Tuesday (02/26), both parties will cooperate to accelerate ecosystem and infrastructure development of fully connected digital in Indonesia.
Through this agreement, both parties will develop Joint Innovation Center 5.0, digital services exploration and talent development to support the building of Digital Indonesia.
“Telkomsel has the responsibility to develop the ICT infrastructure to help Indonesia achieve Digital Indonesia 2025 vision,” said President Director Telkomsel Ririek Adriansyah.
While, Jeffery Liu, President of Huawei South Pacific Region thought a good and reliable ICT infrastructure is the foundation of any digital economy.
He comments: “With Telkomsel’ market leading network coverage and network experience in Indonesia and Huawei’ technological innovation, I am very confident we can develop a robust ICT infrastructure together to achieve Digital Indonesia 2025 vision.”
Liu explained, this cooperation will help both parties implement the digital transformation and business strategies support rapid development of Telkomsel’ enterprise mobile broadband services.
The local operator’ digital transformation strategies aim to provide leading user experience and transform Telkomsel from a traditional telecom service provider to a leading digital and data service provider.
In 2018, Telkomsel worked with Huawei to migrate package quota management into the Unified Policy and Charging Controller (UPCC) through the Huawei SmartPCC solution.
On the other hand, Vice President of Indonesia Jusuf Kalla assumed, Indonesia is far behind of other countries in technology development. When other countries more concerned about technology 5.0, Indonesia is still debating about food insufficiency.
He also noted, Indonesia is still developing industry 1.0 like agriculture mechanism, industry 2.0 in using of mobile ban and industry 3.0 by involving computer’ touch. Meanwhile, using of robotic and internet of things (IoT) which are in industry 4.0 have not been implemented in Indonesia’s industry yet, even though ministry of industry launched it in 2018.
In its roadmap, Industry 4.0 means implementing of IoT and robotic in five sectors of industries, namely manufacturs, food and beverages, textile, fashion, electronic, chemical and automotive. Those 5 sectors are the most popular sectors in the world which have 84 percent of world demands.
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