Indosat Ooredoo announced the launch of its 5G services in the city of Solo. Huawei is the 5G network supplier for Indosat Ooredoo.
President Director and CEO Indosat Ooredoo, Ahmad Al-Neama, said: “We believe 5G technology will help accelerate the digital transformation of Indonesian society and stimulate innovation in businesses across all industries.”
Indosat Ooredoo’s partnership with Surakarta Municipality aims to foster a collaborative response to accelerating the city’s economic recovery by empowering MSMEs and allowing its youth to reach their full potential.
5G services from Indosat Ooredoo will provide higher internet speed for consumer and business customers.
To empower Solo’s MSMEs, Indosat Ooredoo has started selling Rasa Solo Hampers on the myIM3 app, and will train 10,000 of the city’s micro-businesses on how to go digital. In addition, Indosat Ooredoo is providing UCan; a micro-lending offer for MSMEs to help fund the growth of their businesses.
In digital talent education, Indosat Ooredoo will provide content creator training and coaching to 2,000 of Solo’s youth and main youth-leading communities. The company is also providing Augmented Reality (AR) training for 500 young developers in Solo.
To empower Solo as the next smart city, the company will also establish a smart information hub at the City Hall that connects the city’s command center to more than 2,700 RT community residents to provide real-time information across the entire city.
Indosat Ooredoo plans to launch 5G mobile services in other major cities in Indonesia, including Jakarta, Surabaya, and Makassar.