Telkomsel’s LTE push results in 2.8 million sign-ups to date

11 Feb 2016

Indonesian mobile operator Telekomunikasi Selular (Telkomsel) has now signed up 2.8 million 4G customers, up from the two million it reported in mid-December 2015, with further growth expected through its plan to extend coverage to 30 cities by the end of this year. On 14 December 2015 TeleGeography’s CommsUpdate reported that Telkomsel had successfully extended its LTE footprint to Malang, the second largest city in East Java, making it the twelfth urban area to receive 4G, after commercial launches in Jakarta, Bali, Bandung, Medan, Surabaya, Makassar, Lombok, Manado, Batam, Yogyakarta, and Balikpapan. By that date, the operator had deployed more than 2,200 4G-enabled base transceiver stations (BTS), a figure that now totals 4,500 eNodeB 4G BTS spread across the aforementioned cities.

Indonesia, Telkomsel (Telekomunikasi Selular)