IoT for Digital Fishing Village (Merdeka)

Telkomsel strengthens its seriousness in developing the Internet of Things (IoT) to realize Digital Innovation Village in Indonesia. The development of the IoT ecosystem is realized through the application of Narrowband Internet of Things technology in the Digital Fishing Village in the Losarang aquaculture area, Indramayu Regency.

Collaborating with eFishery and Japfa through its subsidiary PT Suri Tani Pemuka, Telkomsel also supports the implementation of NB-IoT Technology by utilizing the automatic fish feeder engine in fish ponds to improve feed efficiency and accelerate the fish harvest cycle.

“IoT is one of the important elements to support the Indonesian government roadmap ‘Making Indonesia 4.0’. Telkomsel consistently continues to improve technology and network readiness to face the growing IoT trend globally. Through collaboration between Telkomsel, eFishery and Japfa proves that IoT technology is now “It has entered all aspects of life not only in large industries but also can be applied to all industrial sectors including the fisheries sector,” said Telkomsel Vice President Corporate Planning Andi Kristianto in an official release received by, Tuesday (11/12).

“Our hope in collaborating together in realizing this Digital Fisheries Village is that we want to increase the productivity and efficiency of fish cultivation through the application of NB-IoT technology. This is in line with our vision to carry out digital transformation and always be at the forefront of implementing the latest cellular technology developments “It will provide great benefits for the people of Indonesia in the future,” Andi continued.

NB-IoT itself is the latest telecommunications technology specifically designed so that communication between machines is increasingly massive with wider telecommunication network coverage can be carried out efficiently, and the use of power on user devices is increasingly economical.

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11 December 2018

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