Telkom Indonesia announces Denpasar broadband network now fully fibred

20 Dec 2019

Telkom Indonesia has completed the modernisation of its fixed networks in Denpasar, the capital city and main hub of the Indonesian province of Bali, providing 100% fibre-optic cabling within the city. IndoTelko News reports that the unveiling of the ‘Denpasar Modern Broadband City’ programme was carried out by local dignitaries and Telkom officials, as well as academics from Udayana University. The presence of fibre-optic infrastructure in Denpasar – part of a programme that now comprises 199 ‘modern broadband cities in eight provinces’ – will allow the telco to improve the quality of ICT services for the community and ‘accelerate the realisation of the digitisation of Indonesia’. To support the Denpasar Modern Broadband City initiative, Telkom says it has built advanced infrastructure covering 3,152km of fiber-optic infrastructure, 183,800 ‘IndiHome’ fibre-optic ports, 2,761 ‘WiFi.id’ access points and separately, 854 base transceiver stations (BTS) for mobile arm Telkomsel.