The characteristics of the Indonesian market can be summarized as follows:
- Fast-growing economy
- Limited existing deployment of fixed-line telecom infrastructure
- Large and young population with a high smartphone and social media penetration driving demand for data
- Biggest archipelagic country in the world with 17,000 islands scattered over a large area limiting the ability for traditional telecom operators to provide telecom services nationwide cost effectively
- Rapidly growing e-commerce market
The 450MHz BTS can reach more than 100 km, making it very suitable for a nation like Indonesia with geographically scattered regions and population. This is why Net1 Indonesia specifically chose this technology; it enables Net1 Indonesia to focus on providing 4G LTE service in rural and suburban areas. With this latest technology, Net1 Indonesia will be able to provide 4G LTE-450MHz network access to 260 million Indonesians who live on more than 14,000 islands.
We are providing the much needed coverage
Net1 Indonesia (“PT Sampoerna Telekomunikasi Indonesia) delivers cost effective wireless internet access and voice services to consumers and businesses across Indonesia. The company focuses its network deployment on areas where there are no or limited internet access alternatives available. Net1 Indonesia benefits from operating its low frequency 450MHz LTE network to deliver cost effective coverage in these areas.
Net1 Indonesia holds a perpetual technology neutral license to operate on 2x7.5MHz in the 450MHz frequency band. The company has started the deployment of its 4G LTE network in 4Q 2017 and currently is commercially operational on all the major islands across Indonesia.
Net1 Indonesia is a partnership between Net1 International and its local partner Sampoerna Strategic. Sampoerna Strategic is a large diversified holding company located in Indonesia with interest in among others banking, agriculture and industry.
Net1 Indonesia’s Network
For a comfortable online experience, Net1 Indonesia use sophisticated 4G LTE technology so consumers can do whatever they want to do online in every corner of Indonesia. Net1 Indonesia’s 4G LTE network is available even in remote areas, where other providers can’t cover.
Net1 Indonesia’s network is available in 31 provinces, 70% of which are located in rural districts and remote villages. So, it is possible to go online with Net1 Indonesia, even from the highlands or offshore areas.
Supported by skilled experts, our 4G LTE technology is customizable for every customer, from personal use to small and large scale business needs.