Telkom Presents 100% Fiber Optics to Support Cilegon as Modern City

Telkom Network & IT Solutions Director Zulhelfi Abidin (second from left) after shutting down MSAN device as sign of completion of ICT network modernization process to 100% Fiber Optics in Cilegon city on Thursday (14/12).

By : JG | on 2:26 PM December 15, 2017
Category : Advertorial, Corporate Updates

PT Telkom Indonesia (Persero) Tbk (Telkom) has again shown its commitment to deliver quality Information and Communication Technology (ICT) services to meet the telecommunication needs of people in various regions in Indonesia through Telkom Modern City program, 100 percent fiber optic. After Sukabumi and Palangkaraya City, Telkom succeeded in making Kota Cilegon as the first Modern City in Banten Province. The inauguration of Telkom Modern City in Cilegon City was conducted by Chairman of Parliament of Cilegon City Fakih Usman Umar and Telkom Network & IT Solutions Director Zulhelfi Abidin, at Automatic Telephone Center (STO) Cilegon, Thursday (14/12).

On a separate occasion, Plt. Cilegon Mayor Edi Ariadi revealed Telkom Modern City program is expected to encourage the realization of various priority programs in Cilegon City. "ICT network modernization program by Telkom in Cilegon City is expected to provide reliable telecommunication access to support the implementation of integrated ICT system in city government environment, so as to improve the quality of our services to the people of Cilegon City," said Edi Ariadi.

In the telecommunication infrastructure, Cilegon is now optimistic to compete with other cities, including with the Capital of Jakarta. "The Coverage of broadband that has been based on fiber optic technology will facilitate the realization of ICT roadmap and help realize Cilegon as one of the best Smart City in Indonesia," added Edi Ariadi

Meanwhile, Telkom Network & IT Solutions Director Zulhelfi Abidin expressed his appreciation for the support of Cilegon City government during the modernization process of ICT network in Cilegon City. "Telkom thanked the Government of Cilegon City for their support and cooperation in realizing Cilegon as Modern City, so that Cilegon people can enjoy various ICT services, including high-speed internet access. Telkom Modern City is also expected to create the best digital experience for TelkomGroup customers and Cilegon City community, "said Zulhelfi Abidin.

Telkom Network & IT Solutions Director Zulhelfi Abidin cuts copper cable as a sign of switching ICT services to 100% optical fiber in Cilegon City on Thursday (14/12). Telkom Network & IT Solutions Director Zulhelfi Abidin cuts copper cable as a sign of switching ICT services to 100% optical fiber in Cilegon City on Thursday (14/12).

Currently, the number of Telkom customers with fiber optic network connection in Cilegon City amount to 11,575 subscribers and total customers in Banten Province reached about 41 thousand. Therefore, to meet the digital lifestyle of customers and the people of Cilegon City, Telkom also seeks to provide internet access in public locations, one of them through WiFi Corner (WiCo).

The presence of WiCo is intended to meet the needs of the community towards access to information, especially for the younger generation. "Cilegon has 5 universities, while Banten province has 18 universities. The presence of WiCo in 6 locations in Kota Cilegon and 32 locations in Banten province as a whole is aimed to facilitate the needs of the citizens of Cilegon and Banten, especially students and students, in accessing various knowledge and positive information and communicate through various digital platforms, "Zulhelfi continued.

Telkom Modern City Program in Cilegon City is expected to stimulate the growth of ICT service users, especially High Speed Internet service up to 100 Mbps speed, in order to encourage local economic growth, including increasing the competitiveness of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) of Cilegon City and the progress of other sectors .

The existence of modern telecommunication network is also expected to strengthen the position of Cilegon City as the main gateway of Java and Sumatera island which is very important for a local, regional and national constellation. Fiber optic infrastructure is also expected to support the implementation and development of ICT systems in the port logistics sector Cilegon City whose performance is always increasing from year to year.

Telkom Modern City Program in Cilegon City is expected to stimulate the growth of ICT service users, especially High Speed Internet service up to 100 Mbps speed, in order to encourage local economic growth, including increasing the competitiveness of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) of Cilegon City and the progress of other sectors .

The existence of modern telecommunication network is also expected to strengthen the position of Cilegon City as the main gateway of Java and Sumatera island which is very important for local, regional and national constellation. Fiber optic infrastructure is also expected to support the implementation and development of ICT systems in the port logistics sector Cilegon City whose performance is always increasing from year to year.

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