Intelsat wins contract from Lintasarta for broadband in Indonesia

Intelsat has won a contract from Aplikanusa Lintasarta, a data communication, internet service, and IT services provider, for the deployment broadband and wireless communications infrastructure in Indonesia.
Intelsat Epic satellite platformUnder the five-year agreement, Lintasarta will use overlapping coverage from two of Intelsat’s satellites, Intelsat 33e and Horizons 3e, which cover the Asia Pacific and Pacific Ocean region.

The Indonesian government — working through its universal service organization (USO) agency Badan Aksesibilitas Telekomunikasi dan Informasi (BAKTI) — has committed to fostering social development and accelerating equitable economic growth by connecting 150,000 sites across the country by the end of 2023.

“Indonesians will have access to fast, high quality, and consistent broadband that will provide easy access to government, education, and health services and support business operations,” said Intelsat’s Vice President and General Manager, Networks, Jean-Philippe Gillet.