Telkom looks to cut cost of Speedy service

28 Feb 2007

Indonesia’s dominant telecoms company Telkom is looking to reduce monthly tariffs of its broadband internet service Speedy by 30% in 2007 and between 20% and 30% in 2008, company director Arwin Rasyid told Antara News. ‘The plan is part of efforts to participate in the provision of national internet protocol (IP) and in the development of local network,’ Arwin said, adding that the access rates levied on the Speedy service would match those of the country’s regional operators. ‘The objectives of the scheme is to create an acknowledgeable Indonesian community as well as to support telecommunications network development in 43,000 villages, 31,173 junior and senior high schools, 2,428 universities and 28,504 health centres in Indonesia by 2025,’ he added.

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