Indosat completes network consolidation program

Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison has completed a network consolidation program for better experience for subscribers in Indonesia.
Indosat storeNokia, the leading telecom equipment supplier, said the program, which covers major cities in Java (Surabaya, Semarang and Yogyakarta), and the regions of Sumatera and Kalimantan, will improve Indosat’s network performance and capacity.

Indosat has optimized the number of sites across its sub-brands, IM3 and Tri by 30 percent. Indosat has deployed sites in new regions, providing better indoor coverage and faster speeds. The combined spectrum assets from both service providers were leveraged, improving the performance for IM3 by up to 42 percent and up to 170 percent for Tri.

Nokia’s AirScale portfolio helped Indosat modernize its network, enhancing the capacity and efficiency. In additon, Nokia supported with the design process enabling Indosat to maximize the benefits of network consolidation.

“Indosat will continue expanding its network throughout Indonesia because we believe that inclusive internet access will unlock various untapped potentials and improve the nation’s economy in the near future,” Vikram Sinha, President Director and CEO at Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison, said.

“Our expertise in delivering complex projects played a vital role in the completion of this consolidation project in a timely manner,” said Ricky Corker, Chief Customer Experience Officer at Nokia, in a news statement.