NEC-Telkom Indonesia to develop Nusantara

  • April 1, 2024
  • William Payne

NEC Indonesia and Telkom Indonesia have partnered to develop Smart Cities in the country’s new capital city Ibu Kota Nusantara (IKN), and other Indonesian cities.

Telkom Indonesia, the country’s largest telecoms provider, and NEC Indonesia will formulate a strategy, roadmap, design, and implementation plan for Smart Cities in Indonesia, with a primary focus on developing a smart city in the IKN, which is planned to be operational by 2024.

Telkom Indonesia is currently building a Telkom Smart Office in the IKN area as an effort to strengthen IKN development with complete digital infrastructure, including digital connectivity, digital platform, and digital services.

“Telkom Indonesia is strongly committed to accelerating digitalisation throughout Indonesia through connectivity, platforms, and digital services, especially in building IKN into a smart city. We are happy to collaborate with NEC to support the development of world-class ICT at IKN,” said Ermono Liman Prabowo, VP Network/IT Strategy, Technology & Architecture, and Force Leader of Information & Communication Technology (ICT) Service Preparation for Ibu Kota Nusantara (IKN) of Telkom Indonesia.

“As a long-term trusted partner of Telkom Indonesia, NEC is honoured to be given the opportunity to collaborate in accelerating the development of Smart Cities for Ibu Kota Nusantara (IKN) and other cities in Indonesia,” said Joji Yamamoto, President Director, NEC Indonesia. “We understand that each city has a different approach to creating a liveable and sustainable space for citizens. NEC has been supporting many cities globally, focusing on overcoming social challenges by digitally transforming governance, environment, society, and economy to enrich the lives of citizens.”