Ooredoo rolls out high speed net service in Indonesia
Doha, October 7, 2013
Qatar-based Ooredoo Group's unit Indosat has launched a new network, to provide faster and modernised internet experience for Indonesians.
The UMTS 900MHz network, named the ‘IM3 Super Internet Service,’ will offer packaged mobile broadband services with stronger signals, both outdoor and indoor, as well as wider network coverage and faster Internet access.
Indosat’s modernisation programme will initially launch in Bali, which was chosen as the first area to implement the service because of the island’s popularity as a world tourism destination, and the high demand for a reliable communication and data services, said a senior executive.
Indosat president director and CEO Alexander Rusli said: “Supported by the latest technology, these services will provide Indosat’s customers in Bali with the very best user experience. We are committed to the Network Modernisation Programme that we have pledged to roll-out across the country, and we will continue to look for ways to upgrade the user experience across Indonesia.”
The Internet has become an important part of Indonesian life in recent years, becoming instrumental to the country’s economic and social development as well as ensuring connectivity with the rest of the world, said a statement.
The company is also the sole provider of telecommunication facilities for the Apec 2013 event, currently taking place in Bali. - TradeArabia News Service
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