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4G LTE Network of Telkomsel Reach out the Entire Capital City District in Sumatra, Indonesia


Telkomsel continued to expanding the reach of 4G LTE service aggressively to the variety region including a tourist destination and the state border. Now of 4G LTE Telkomsel has been present in the whole of the capital city districts (IKK) Telkomsel Sumatra Area, which numbered as many as 154 of capital city districts, including the Ranai in the Natuna Islands, which directly borders with neighboring countries.

President director of Telkomsel, Ririek Adriansyah during the inauguration of the 4G LTE network of Telkomsel Sumatra Area in Kalianda, South Lampung Regency (3/17), said this is the commitment as a company belonging to the nation which continues to expand the coverage of 4G services for the present serve the country up to the corner including the outer islands in Indonesia, not only in the Java Island.

“We started by building in the most western part of Indonesia, in the whole of capital city district in Sumatra. In the future, the whole capital city districts in Indonesia, which amounted to more than 500 will be able to enjoy super-fast internet services,” said Ririek.

The inauguration of 4G LTE Telkomsel in Sumatra

Meanwhile, the Chairman of MPR (People’s Consultative Assembly) Zulkifli Hasan, who participated in the event appreciated the steps that have been done Telkomsel in providing 4G LTE network in 154 capital city district and outermost regions in Sumatra. “I put great expectations to Telkomsel to be able to continue to build a network of telecommunications and broadband to the country. Without the construction of telecommunications infrastructure evenly, it is impossible the government can meet the program stated in Nawacita (9 priority programs of Indonesian government),“ said Zulkifli.

For your information, in the last five months, Telkomsel has conducted the construction of more than 1,000 eNode B or base transceiver station (BTS) 4G LTE  in the Area of Sumatra. Even Telkomsel subscribers in the Area of Sumatra in communicating supported more than 28,000 BTS, where half of it is BTS broadband (3G and 4G). 4G LTE service supported a network of more than 2,000 eNode B.

Currently, Telkomsel has served more than 48 million customers in the Area of Sumatra, where 23 million of whom are users of the service data. Of these, about 4.5 million customers are already using 4G LTE service. Within a year, the use of data services Telkomsel in the region increased 135%, in which the customers most often using data service to be active in social media, as well as enjoy the video service and exchange instant messages.

At the inauguration, Telkomsel handed social assistance in the field of education to SMA Kebangsaan Kalianda Lampung and SMA Negeri 10 Jambi. Help in the form of the digital library school which has been equipped with a variety of educational apps and thousands of electronic books (e-book). In addition, in the event the customer can feel the digital experience using the  TCASH service for shopping on the TCASH Fair which was in school.

Telkomsel also did a demo of the use of the SISKA app used to do the attendance presence of students. Students may register its presence with do TCASH Tap on the NFC machine and the presence of students can be monitored by teachers and parents. The students can download the SISKA application in the Google Play Store and can enjoy a variety of information about school activities, exam schedule, lessons, to science.

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