Excelcomindo to launch 3G network in November

4 Sep 2006

Indonesian mobile operator Excelcomindo (Excel) plans to launch a commercial 3G service from November 2006, according to reports from the DPM News Agency. The operator, the third largest in the country behind Telkomsel and Satelindo, published plans for a trial 3G service in July 2005 and the following January revealed plans to invest USD85 million in the coming twelve months to expand its portfolio of services to corporate users. At the end of March 2006 it had 8.2 million mobile subscribers compared with 3.3 million in Q1 2005, a market share of just over 16%.

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