Latest Telecoms News about Indonesia

Fitch Affirms Indonesia's Telkom at 'BBB-'; Outlook Stable

  Constrained by Sovereign Rating: Telkom's IDRs are capped by the ratings on the Indonesian sovereign, due to the government's 52.6% shareholding in Telkom. The government, through its control of the company's board of directors, has significant influence over the company. ...

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Indonesian Tower Operator Raises Funds for Aquisitions

  Indonesia's Tower Bersama Infrastructure (TBIG) is reported to have lined up US$1.8 billion in funding should it win a bid to buy a number of towers being sold by the country's largest mobile network operator, XL Axiata....

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China's Oppo Looking to Indonesia for Next Handset Factory

  The Chinese smartphone manufacturer, Oppo is reported to be interested in building a handset factory in Indonesia, an Indonesian government minister has revealed....

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ZTE to Support Telkom Indonesia in Java Backbone Network Upgrade

  ZTE says that it has won a contract from Telkom Indonesia for a backbone network upgrade to deliver a 10-fold capacity increase in most of the network across Java....

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Xiaomi to Start Indonesian Handset Sales in August

  Fast rising Chinese smartphone manufacturer, Xiaomi is said to be preparing to expand its sales operations into Indonesia later this year....

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Indonesian Tower Operator to Raise Funds for Network Expansion

  The Indonesian tower network owner, Sarana Menara Nusantara is seeking to raise US$332 million from shareholders to fund its network expansion plans....

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BlackBerry Launches New Indonesian Smartphone

  BlackBerry has shown off its long expected low-cost smartphone, the BlackBerry Z3, Jakarta Edition, which will be exclusively sold in Indonesia, a key market for the company....

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Indonesian Phone Companies Worried About Higher Import Tax on Smartphones

  Indonesia's phone companies have reacted with alarm to proposals from the government to impose a 20% import duty on high-end smartphones....

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Indonesia Considers Higher Import Tax on High-End Smartphones

  The Indonesian government is considering imposing a additional "luxury tax" on high-end smartphones in an effort to stimulate increased manufacturing locally....

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Telkom Indonesia to Close its CDMA Network

  Telkom Indonesia has confirmed that it plans to shut-down its CDMA service at some point probably next year....

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