Regarding Google’s plan to have its representative office in Indonesia; the Minister of Economics, Hatta Rajasa, said that he has not been informed yet. Many have been waiting for his comments and strategies to make use of this momentum. “I’m not yet informed about that. Thus, I haven’t made any strategy and not even ready to make any comments on that matter. I will consult with Mr. Gita immediately,” he said after a Master plan of Economic Development and Expansion meeting. Mr. Gita is the Chief of Indonesia Investment Coordinating Board.
As reported, Google Inc. announces through a press release last Wednesday that it’s planning to build its data centers in Singapore, Taiwan and Hong Kong. Indonesia itself has signed up to be one of the Asian destinations for the data centers but Google is still worry about the insufficient electricity supply. Regular blackouts raise doubts that it may disturb stability of data processing.
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For the data centers in Taiwan and Hong Kong, Google spends more than USD 100 million of investment on each country. Meanwhile, in Singapore Google doesn’t give away the investment numbers. On Indonesia, even though it’s still not ready to build the data center but it commits to have a representative office. This rep office is planned to be launched by Barack Obama on his visit to Indonesia this November. To read more news on this, go to Indonesia Investment Board is Optimistic on Google.