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Jakarta Post

Telkomsel showcases 5G ahead of Asiad

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Sat, August 11 2018   /  02:09 am

In anticipation of the 2018 Asian Games taking place in Jakarta and Palembang in South Sumatra from Aug. 18 to Sept. 2, telecommunications operator Telkomsel unveiled on Friday the 5G Experience Center in the Gelora Bung Karno (GBK) Stadium complex — the Games’ main venue — in Central Jakarta.

The exhibition showcases the operator’s progress in adopting the next generation of broadband.

Among the prominent hands-on exhibits at the center are virtual reality (VR) installations Future Driving and Football 2022, multiplayer cycling game Cycling Everywhere, and an autonomous bus — all of which are powered by the 5G network. The driverless bus will act as an on-site shuttle vehicle that transports people to and from the Games’ venue.

“As the official mobile partner of the 2018 Asian Games, we are honored to be able to support the sports event through the im...