Smartfren and Xingtera Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Develop AIoT Solutions in Indonesia
Original source: Canggih.id
Smartfren, a leading telecommunications operator in Indonesia, together with Xingtera Inc., a global Artificial Intelligence of Things (AIoT) solution provider, recently signed a memorandum of understanding to realize “Industrial Indonesia 4.0″. This agreement was signed in early March at Mobile World Congress 2023 in Barcelona and aims to strengthen Smartfren’s position in the field of industrial solutions 4.0 for enterprises or micro, small, and medium enterprises (UMKM) in Indonesia.
This partnership focuses on the introduction of advanced technology and proven upstream-to-end (end-to-end) cloud-native 5G system solutions. All of these solutions are designed based on 5G technology, artificial intelligence (AI), and IoT to be implemented by Smartfren. The main goal is to help manufacturing companies in Indonesia in accelerating the realization of digital transformation and realizing Indonesia 4.0.
Yuqing Niu, President and CEO of Xingtera Inc., said, “This collaboration will focus on the introduction of advanced technology and proven upstream-to-end (end-to-end) cloud-native 5G system solutions. Our goal is to help manufacturing companies in Indonesia in accelerating the realization of digital transformation promises, then at the same time playing a role in accelerating the road to realize Indonesia 4.0.”
The agreement confirms Smartfren’s commitment to Xingtera in supporting and developing solutions, artificial intelligence applications, autonomous manufacturing, and the like. Furthermore Smartfren and Xingterra, through Smartfren Business, will begin to implement the memorandum of understanding in a pilot project at the smart port managed by OIC Mills, part of APP Sinar Mas.
Alim Gunadi, CEO of Smartfren Business, said, “Through this cooperation, we want to explore various new potentials in industrial technology, one of which is based on 5G technology. This project with OKI Mills is the first step to realizing operational automation processes that can improve the performance and productivity of companies or businesses.”
Yuqing Niu added, “Xingtera, as a global AIoT solution provider, is very happy because the solution that has been tested in the field and our expertise can contribute to the revitalization of the industry in Indonesia in realizing Indonesia’s target 4.0. We hope that this project in collaboration with Smartfren can be implemented soon.”
With this collaboration, it is hoped that devices based on artificial intelligence (AI) and IoT for industries in Indonesia can develop faster.