Indosat Ooredoo has finished reorganizing two last 2,1 Ghz radio frequency band clusters faster than scheduled dates stated by the government. The Jakarta-1 and Central Java-4 clusters have become the last clusters that were finalized last week, said a press release obtained by Gizmologi.
This last 2,1 Ghz radio frequency band clusters reorganization is part of the Indosat Ooredoo’s commitment to improve broadband penetration and support Indonesia’s Digital Economy 2020.
Indosat Ooredoo has completed the radio frequency band reorganization faster than previous set dates by the Ministry of Communication and Information which is due on 1 March 2018. The frequency band reorganization started on 21 November 2017.
“Indosat Ooredoo is committed to accelerate the 2,1 GHz radio frequency band clusters reorganization as part of our commitments to comply with regulations, support the government’s program as well as accelerate radio frequency band use for society and customers as this radio frequency band is limited resource that must be optimized,” said Dejan Kastelic, Chief Technology and Information Officer of Indosat Ooredoo.
According to him, this frequency reorganization will bring benefit for the nation in a large extent in terms of significant social economy effects not only for cellular customers. “The frequency band reorganization will stimulate broadband penetration in Indonesia, which will increase the national gross domestic product, improve public welfare because this will provide them access to information and market. This serves as the core of how telecommunication can improve social economy of a country,” he said.
The accelerated project will also make the frequency band reorganization faster at national scale and will help other operators to add better experiences for their customers. This frequency band reorganization is divided into 24 clusters nationwide and is gradually carried out until 25 April 2018.
For Indosat Ooredoo, this frequency band reorganization activity is part of its efforts to increase the customers’ experiences and aid the government prioritized program on broadband penetration in Indonesia. This provider has composed its strategies in 2018 to return to its core business by developing and expanding its network.
Upon the completion of the frequency band reorganization, the firm has helped the country’s vision of becoming Southeast Asia’s Biggest Digital Economy by 2020. Annual growth of online business by 50% will bring in income more than US$130 billion and telecommunication sector is the backbone of the industry.
Internet sector has been growing rapidly in Indonesia as more and more people continue using smartphone for their daily activities.