Indonesian govt looking to drive telecoms infrastructure expansion

17 Aug 2022

Indonesia’s minister of communication and information Johnny G Plate has said that the government is focused on accelerating the deployment of telecoms infrastructure across the country. The Jakarta Globe reports the minister as saying: ‘Now there has been a technological disruption and the acceleration of digital transformation and so on, in which telecommunications must become enablers. The two major issues are not only in the ICT infrastructure but also in enabling it. This is what all of us must work on in a collaborative manner.’ The minister confirmed that this includes providing internet access, base transceiver station (BTS), fibre-optic network Palapa Ring and multifunction satellite services.

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