Minister of Industry Airlangga Hartarto inaugurated fiber optic cable factory PT ZTT Cable Indonesia, a unit of Chinese’s Jiangsu Zhongtian Technology in Surya Cipta Industrial Area, Karawang, West Java. The factory is expecting to support the development of telecommunications and digital infrastructure in the country.

ZTT Cable Indonesia began construction in February 2017 with an area of 36,300 square-meters and a total investment value of US$44.5 million.The factory is able to absorb 500 workers. Furthermore, this plant has a production capacity for fiber optic cables as much as 1 million km per year, optical fiber as much as 3 million meters per year and ground wire as much as 2 million meters per year.