Telkomsel to invest USD850 million on expansion

20 Sep 2005

Indonesian cellco Telkomsel has announced plans to spend USD850 million on expanding its network and adding new customers, 21% higher than it had earlier estimated. The cellco said it will expand outside of the main island of Java, where mobile usage is currently low, in a bid to attract more subscribers. Telkomsel said it hopes to exceed its goal of 25 million users by 10% this year.