For already 10 years the competence center Next Generation Network Infrastructures (NGNI) of Fraunhofer FOKUS and TELKOM Indonesia have been working together in the field of Next Generation Networks. In 2013, they signed a new Memorandum of Unterstanding (MoU), on which their collaboration is based.
Based on the long-standing cooperation of Fraunhofer FOKUS and the Fraunhofer Representative Office Indonesia and the success of the FUSECO (Future Seamless Communication) Forum series in Berlin, in 2014 the FUSECO Forum took place in Bali. It was organized by TELKOM Indonesia, Fraunhofer FOKUS and the Reprsentative Office Indonesia. It was the first FUSECO Forum in Asia and brought together more than 300 attendees form 14 different countries to discuss the challenges that come with implementing ecosystems and infrastructure for smart cities. Keynote speeches and panels stressed the major role of an appropriate political, legal and regulatory framework to ensure security and privacy aspects.