Microsoft's $1.7 Billion Bet on Indonesia's Digital Future

May 1, 2024
Microsoft's $1.7 Billion Bet on Indonesia's Digital Future
  • Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has announced a $1.7 billion investment in Indonesia to expand company operations and build data centers.

  • The investment package includes AI training for 840,000 Indonesians and support for local tech developers.

  • Microsoft's investment is intended to bolster Indonesia's transformation into a global economic powerhouse through enhanced digital infrastructure.

  • The investment aligns with Indonesia's own vision of becoming a digitally proficient nation.

  • Microsoft's move in Indonesia follows a similar $1.5 billion investment in the United Arab Emirates, highlighting its aggressive global expansion.

  • Nadella is scheduled to visit Thailand and Malaysia, where further investments may be announced.

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