"For the digital transformation process, the availability of radio frequency spectrum and infrastructure is the backbone, a very important factor or element," director general of informatics and post device resources at the ministry, Ismail, said.
He made the remarks at the Creative Sharing and Awarding Innovations of Frequency and Standardization Festival (IFaS-Fest) 2021, according to a press statement received here on Thursday.
Digital transformation is necessary so that Indonesia does not fall behind, Ismail said.
"Indonesia has to survive, has to be able to conduct its entire function amid the COVID-19 pandemic," he emphasized.
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He also highlighted that the Directorate General of Informatics and Post Device Resources (SDPPI) has a big role and responsibility in the management of the radio frequency spectrum.
The SDPPI has undergone a long process to adapt to the current digital transformation era, he added.
To this end, Ismail expressed the hope that SDPPI staff would continue to develop their ideas and creativity so that their implementation and products can directly benefit the public, while using the budget from the state finance in an accountable manner.
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"Let us work together. Let us open our horizon and creativity to truly channel performance in a manner that is serious, but also full of happiness, full of joy, and full of togetherness," he remarked.
The IFas-Fest, which has been held for the last four years, is a platform for the development of innovation and creativity of Kominfo's employees, Ismail noted.
The festival aims to provide a chance to younger employees of SDPPI to showcase and exhibit their creativity and provide inputs on the conduct of work activities and programs amid the COVID-19 pandemic, he added.
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