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ClearDigital NV and Telkom Indonesia Forge Strategic Partnership to Transform Smart City Landscape

Jakarta/Hasselt, 21 December 2023 - ClearDigital NV with its platform WMW, a frontrunner in IoT solutions, is committed to form a strategic collaboration with PT Telkom Indonesia (Persero) Tbk (Telkom), Indonesia’s largest digital telecommunications company by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). This strategic collaboration is poised to revolutionize smart city initiatives across Indonesia, including the highly anticipated Nusantara, the forthcoming capital city, and 540 other urban centers. 

Telkom has initiated a collaboration with ClearDigital NV in developing Indonesia's new capital smart city and other cities in Indonesia by combining the strength of Telkom in digital connectivity, platform, and services with ClearDigital's advanced IoT platform, WMW. This collaboration reflects Telkom's commitment to innovation, as evidenced by its strategic initiatives. 

Telkom has obtained the license to operate in Nusantara, positioning itself as a key player in the development of the new capital city. Furthermore, Telkom has made significant strides in advancing IoT infrastructure by deploying a LoRaWAN network in more than 220 cities in Indonesia. This robust network forms the foundation for smart city solutions, which will encompass a variety of connectivity technologies to address the diverse needs of urban environments. 

Rizal Akbar, Task Force Leader of ICT Service Preparation for Ibu Kota Nusantara (IKN), expressed optimism about the partnership initiative between the two companies. "It’s company strategy to pursue strategic partnerships with global telco players to accelerate Indonesia’s digitalization. In addition, WMW, based on the vision, capabilities, and track record, as well as the assessment of the strategic partnership team result, is eligible to become our partner. Thus, we will combine WMW and Telkom strengths to be the ultimate strongest player for the smart cities in Indonesia", said Rizal. 

Bert Vanaken, CEO of ClearDigital NV, also said in his remarks, "We are honored to collaborate with Telkom Indonesia, a global telecom leader, on such transformative initiatives. Telkom's commitment to deploying cutting-edge technologies and their extensive network infrastructure make them an ideal partner for ClearDigital. Together, we look forward to driving innovation and shaping the future of smart cities in Indonesia." 

This collaboration marks a significant milestone in the evolution of IoT solutions, combining Telkom Indonesia's expansive network and strategic initiatives with ClearDigital's agile and flexible WMW platform. 

About ClearDigital NV: 

The WMW platform gathers, processes, and analyzes data collected from people and things. It acts as a hub with a single user interface to visualize any asset in any location for any use case. WMW can be part of a dedicated end-to-end solution or serve as the single point of operation for multiple sensors, projects, and sites. 

WMW’s groundbreaking platform technology has led to the production of more than 200 applications and thousands of connected devices. The platform offers unparalleled flexibility, facilitating 100% customization to seamlessly integrate and elevate your projects to unprecedented heights. Embraced worldwide through a diverse network of partners, WMW's global success story is fueled by its remarkable rapid development capabilities and boundless customization opportunities. 

About Telkom Indonesia: 

PT Telkom Indonesia (Persero) Tbk (Telkom) is a state-owned enterprise and the largest digital telecommunication company in Indonesia. The Government of Indonesia is the majority shareholder with 52.09 percent shares while the remaining 47.91 percent shares belong to public shareholders. Telkom’s shares are traded on the Indonesian Stock Exchange (IDX) where it is listed as “TLKM” and on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), which lists it as “TLK”. 



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