NEC sponsors 18th Asian Games in Indonesia

NEC today announced the signing of a sponsorship agreement between its subsidiary NEC Indonesia and the Indonesia Asian Games Organizing Committee (INASGOC), organizing committee of the 18th Asian Games.

Under the agreement, NEC Indonesia becomes a supporting sponsor and the ICT security system partner for the games, which will be held in and around Jakarta and Palembang in Indonesia between August 18 – September 2, 2018.

The Asian Games will see participation of more than 16,000 athletes from 45 Asian countries in this year’s event.

As ICT security system partner, NEC will contribute to INASGOC’s effort to realize a smart, safe and efficient environment, both for athletes and guests, through the provision of innovative venue ICT solutions, including network infrastructure and surveillance systems.

“Information technology and communication system have implemented in all fields for ASIAN GAMES 2018 Jakarta – Palembang. Therefore, security in using information, communication and technology must be maintained. Moreover, many important sectors that use internet-based communication technology, such as matches, time and scoring, media and broadcast etc. We are pleased to cooperate with NEC and its involvement in Asian Games 2018,” said Erick Thohir, President, INASGOC.

“We are proud to play a supporting role for the athletes in providing a safe environment for them to compete, as well as enhancing the fan experience using ICT technology. We hope that all the athletes will achieve their goals and aspirations in this edition of the games,” said Ichiro Kurihara, President Director, NEC Indonesia.


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