Telkomsel Indonesia begins to utilise new 2300MHz frequencies

3 Jan 2018

Mobile network operator Telkomsel – a unit of Telkom Indonesia – says it has begun to maximise the additional 30MHz frequencies it now holds in the 2300MHz band in the Jabotabek Area. The MNO’s Executive Vice President of Jabotabek Area of Jabar Telkomsel, Ririn Widaryani, told IndoTelko that the company switched on 90 new TDD base stations operating at 2300MHz over the new year period – boosting its customers’ experience in the process with a focus on tourist attractions, shopping malls, city squares to transit points such as airports, stations, ports and terminals. He noted that Telkomsel recorded a 31% spike in data traffic in the area, while total data usage in Jabotabek Area reached 465TB.