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Indosat gets approval to start 4G

06 September 2012

Indonesian government approves licence for Indosat to introduce LTE services

Read more: Indosat Indonesia 4G LTE licence spectrum

Indonesian telecom operator Indosat has received an approval from country’s minister of communications and information technology to introduce a 4G network.
The licence allows Indosat to introduce 3GPP-defined LTE services on 900 megahertz. The licence includes Indosat’s existing 2G services on 1,800 megahertz and 3G on 2,100 megahertz.
Indosat’s president director and CEO, Harry Sasongko, said: “In line with Government policy to enhance broadband services in Indonesia, we will modernise our cellular network by increasing capabilities to provide broadband access services in accordance with the licence. This will also enable us to take an active role to support Indonesia’s economic development through the broadband roll-out”. GTB

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