Agreement to Enhance Japan-Indonesia Research and Education Network Collaboration Signed

August 31, 2022 / The G20 Digital Economy Ministers’ Meeting in Bali, Indonesia
[back of bottom photo] Yoshifumi Tsuge – State Minister for Internal Affairs and Communications of Japan (Left), Kono Taro – Minister for Digital Transformation of Japan (Center), Johnny G. Plate – Minister of Communication and Informatics of Indonesia (Right)
[front of bottom photo] Prof. Jun Murai/Co-Director of ARENA-PAC (Left), Dr. Achmad Affandi/Chairman of IDREN (Center), Prof. Widodo/Rector of Brawijaya University (Right)


ARENA-PAC, Brawijaya University, and IDREN Agree to Collaborate
on 100 Gbps Network for Research and Education

On August 31, 2022, ARENA-PAC, a broadband backbone network for which the APRS (Asia Pacific Resilient Society) Working Group of CCRC serves as the secretariat, Universitas Brawijaya (UB), and Indonesia Research and Education Network (IDREN) signed an MoU agreeing to cooperate in the operation and development of a high-speed network, namely 100 Gbps, for research and education activities.

The signing of the MoU was held on the sidelines of the G20 Digital Economy Ministers Meeting in Bali, witnessed by Minister of Communication and Informatics Johnny G. Plate and Minister for Digital Transformation of Japan Kono Taro. The 100 Gbps ARENA-PAC network which connects IDREN with UB as its gateway is a huge leap forward for Indonesia, with speeds 100 times greater than the current network. For further information, please refer to the following link.

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