March 7, 2019
KCCS Mobile Engineering Co., Ltd.
KCME and Otari Village Agreed on Comprehensive Partnership to Revitalize the Local Community
KCCS Mobile Engineering Co., Ltd. (Head Office: Minato-ku, Tokyo; President & CEO: Hyngbae Kim; hereinafter called "KCME,") and the government of Otari Village, Nagano Prefecture (Mayor: Yoshiaki Nakamura) signed a comprehensive partnership agreement, which aims to address various local issues and revitalize the local community.
This agreement aims to solve a wide range of local issues, such as improving disaster preparedness and building a safe and healthy community for the elderly through close cooperation between Otari Village and KCME.
KCME has been involved in the "Otari 54 Project" since 2016, which aims to build a "village which allows everyone to continue to live in a hometown in their own way," and has made efforts including some demonstrations. Under the comprehensive partnership agreement, both agreed to pursue using ICT technology to solve regional issues.
Going forward, KCME will promote joint trials with Otari Village to address local issues, as well as propose solutions to other local governments having similar problems.
KCME has offices in major cities across Japan and develops its business in a community-based manner.
It is working to revitalize local communities using the technological capabilities of the Kyocera Group.
Outline of the Comprehensive Partnership Agreement with Otari Village
To swiftly and accurately respond to various local issues and to revitalize the local community through close cooperation between Otari Village and KCME
■What to cooperate on
To achieve the objectives, we will work together on the following:
1. Matters related to regional revitalization
2. Matters related to improving disaster prevention awareness and disaster response capabilities
3. Matters concerning building a safe community for the elderly
4. Matters concerning the use of ICT necessary for resolving regional issues
5. Other matters deemed necessary
■KCCS Mobile Engineering Co., Ltd. (KCME)
KCCS Mobile Engineering commenced operations in 2011 intending to become a "global company that contributes to the development of communities where people can continue to thrive without disparities," centering around optimal solutions that integrate mobile and ICT. It is developing a wide range of businesses, not only in the fields of Mobile Internet, AI, IoT, Big Data, and virtual cloud, which are the foundations of the information revolution, but also in their subdivided fields such as 5G, SDN, NFV, GPON, and related engineering. The company is also actively expanding its business not only in Japan but also overseas, especially in the rapidly developing Southeast Asian region, where it has established offices to promote its business globally.
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