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Residents missing link in Tangerang’s smart city idea

  • Sausan Atika

    The Jakarta Post

Tangerang   /   Sat, March 16 2019   /  01:11 am

Tangerang municipality, Banten, has adopted a so-called “smart city” concept using technology to better serve residents, although only a small proportion of residents have signed up for the service.The city, which celebrated its 26th anniversary last month, is among the first 25 cities listed by the Information and
Communications Ministry in the first-stage implementation of “Indonesia’s Movement toward 100 Smart Cities” program launched in 2017.Euis Nurlaila, public service app division head at Tangerang Information and Communications Agency said the city had developed 179 website-based and mobile applications as part of efforts to realize the smart city concept. All of the applications are integrated under a one-stop application called Tangerang LIVE to serve its 2.1 million residents.LIVE resonates with Tangerang’s development concept of being a city that is “Livable...