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

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

September 1, 2022

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.

Cablemap of ARENA-PAC

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