Indosat and Biznet sign metro Ethernet interconnection deal to expand corporate services coverage

5 Feb 2009

Indonesian telco PT Indosat has signed a Network to Network Interconnection (NNI) agreement with fellow operator Biznet Networks effectively combining their respective metro Ethernet fibre-optic networks in order to expand coverage and optimise the use of their network capacity. In a press release, Biznet said the deal would cover a total of 270 buildings across Jakarta. ‘This metro Ethernet network interconnection agreement will strengthen Indosat and Biznet[’s] position as the provider with the widest coverage area and faster delivery time also with comprehensive range of telecommunication solution product offering,’ said Fadzri Sentosa, Director of Jabotabek & Corporate Sales Indosat.

Meanwhile, Adi Kusma, Biznet Networks President said ‘With this joint cooperation, beside expanding the network, it enables our customer[s] to enjoy the private peering and easy access to a variety of favourite content that Biznet and Indosat have. We are very optimistic that this agreement with Indosat will provide more values to our customers.’

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