Asian Games

NEC To Sponsor Asian Games

By Shantanu Srivastav | July 12, 2018

Japanese IT multinational NEC has signed a sponsorship deal with the organisers of the upcoming Asian Games multi-sport event in Jakarta and Palembang, Indonesia.

NEC Indonesia will serve as a supporting sponsor and the ICT security system partner of the Games, which runs from 18th August to 2nd September and will feature 16,000 athletes from 45 countries.

NEC Corporation agreed the deal with the Indonesia Asian Games Organising Committee (INASGOC). The company will support INASGOC in creating a smart, safe and efficient environment for athletes and spectators by providing venue-based IT solutions such as network infrastructure and surveillance systems.

“Information technology and communication systems have been 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 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 of INASGOC.

“Globally, NEC is actively contributing to local communities to realize a brighter and more sustainable world. 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,” added Ichiro Kurihara, President Director of NEC Indonesia.

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