Telkomcel attracts 42,000 mobile subs

26 Mar 2013

Telekomunikasi Indonesia International (Telin), which provides mobile services in Timor-Leste under the brand Telkomcel, has rolled out 63 base transceiver stations (BTS) in six districts and plans to deploy a further 52 in the next few months in order to provide coverage to 95% of the country, reports Kompas.com. Telin, a subsidiary of Indonesian state-owned telco Telekomunikasi Indonesia (Telkom), announced a soft launch of mobile operations in the capital Dili in January, with a commercial launch following earlier this month, bringing an end to the monopoly held by incumbent Timor Telecom. According to the company’s chief operations officer, Ambar Kuspardianto, Telkomcel’s mobile operations have attracted 42,000 active users since January.

Timor-Leste, Telin Timor-Leste (Telkomcel)