Telkom to cut tariffs by 20%

3 Mar 2008

Indonesia’s state-backed national PTO PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia (Telkom) has revealed it will cut retail tariffs by an average 20% when the government’s proposed reductions in cost-based interconnection fees take effect on 1 April 2008. In an interview with Antara News, Telkom’s Enterprises and Wholesale Services Director Arief Yahya confirmed ‘Our telephone tariff will be reduced by an average of 20%. It will apply to all our services, including cellular phone (Telkomsel) and fixed wires (Flexi)’. On 4 February the government unveiled its new tariffs for cost-base interconnection which suggested it was looking for a cut of between 20%-40% for mobile calls and 5%-20% for fixed line services.

Indonesia, Telkom Indonesia