News – ZTE Corporation has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the China Institute of Communications (CIC), the Indonesian Telematics Society (MASTEL), and Telkom University regarding the development of the digital ecosystem in Indonesia and China.
The signing of this Memorandum of Understanding was part of a series of “Indonesia-China Cooperation for Digital Ecosystem Development” events held at the office of the Ministry of Communication and Information of the Republic of Indonesia. The Memorandum of Understanding signing procession took place after a bilateral meeting between the Minister of Communication and Information of the Republic of Indonesia, Budi Arie Setiadi and the Executive Vice President and Main Executive Secretary of the Chinese Science and Technology Association (CAST), HE Junke. The procession was also witnessed by the Minister of Communication and Information of the Republic of Indonesia, Budi Arie Setiadi and the Executive Vice President and Main Executive Secretary of CAST, HE Junke as a symbol of the commitment of the two countries. Both countries are determined to improve the skills of digital talent and engineer through comprehensive programs that include training, research and career development in both countries.
In his speech General Chairman of MASTEL Sarwoto Atmosutarnosaid, ''ICT is currently developing very quickly and human resources are one of the main keys in this growth so that developing human resource capabilities and knowledge is very important, for this reason MASTEL as the ICT Association in Indonesia continues to strive to build and develop human resource capabilities in order to be able to compete now and in the future both at home and abroad by establishing collaboration between institutions to develop human resource capabilities, and MASTEL supports collaboration with other institutions in terms of human resource development.”
Wu Ouyang, Deputy Secretary General of China Institute of Communications (CIC)stated, “This event marks the beginning of cooperation between industry, Chinese companies, and universities in Indonesia, creating momentum and opening up opportunities for China and Indonesia to increase the exchange of insights in the field of engineering, digital talent training, and industrial cooperation in the field of information and communications. ”
ZTE and Telkom University also inaugurated the Digital Enterprise Ecosystem (DEE) laboratory as part of this event. Located at Telkom University Bandung, this laboratory is expected to support the increase in digital talent and encourage collaboration between application developers, companies and mobile network operators to develop a hardware and software ecosystem. This initiative reflects the joint commitment of ZTE and Telkom University in providing technology development facilities in Indonesia.
Prof. Dr. Adiwijaya, Chancellor of Telkom University, stated, “Since 2008, ZTE and Telkom University have jointly developed this technology, especially in digital connectivity. ZTE DEE LAB donations and grants provide benefits for Telkom University to encourage research and innovation to develop digital company products or applications installed under ZTE's LTE or 5G technology. Apart from that, it also supports our activities such as training and educating students to know how 5G equipment works and how it works. This aims to develop digital talent for Indonesia.”
Richard Liang, President Director of ZTE Indonesia, said, “In strengthening an inclusive digital ecosystem, collaboration between stakeholders is the key to mutual success. We believe that the synergy between government, associations, industry and academic institutions will form a strong foundation to encourage inclusive economic growth and positive technological development.”
In the midst of rapid technological progress, the spirit of collaboration between Indonesia and China has great hopes in shaping the future of the digital realm. This collaboration has the potential to create a sustainable digital ecosystem to support overall economic growth.