Indonesia

Telkom Indonesia books 8.4% rise in first-half revenue on strong broadband growth
Telkomsel sets end-2014 deadline for 4G launch
Indonesian tower firm Nusantara looking to expand in 2014
Tower Bersama sets up USD1.8bn funding for XL Axiata towers purchase
Solusi Tunas and Tower Bersama linked with bid for XL Axiata's tower assets
Indosat looks to markets for USD850m in loans
XL Axiata to divest telecoms towers to repay USD865m of debt
CVC selects banks to help in sale of Indonesia’s LinkNet
XL Axiata plans to sell 231m shares
Indosat looking for USD83.5m in foreign loans
Telkom aims to pass 15m premises this year with FTTx
BTel targets one million new customers this year
Indosat secures IDR700bn loan with state bank
Indonesia’s MNC Kabel Mediacom picks ZTE for FTTH/GPON rollout
Indonesia’s Smartfren to sell bonds to refinance debts
Tower operator SMN looking to raise USD332m for Indonesian expansion
Indosat considers action plan for 2015 bond buyback, plans to cut debt
Indosat DC-HSPA+ upgrade brings 42Mbps services to Java and Bali
XL Axiata Q1 profits up 51% on subscriber growth and currency gains
SingTel profit up 3.5% in Q4, but falls short of analysts’ estimates
Indosat surges back into profit after years of losses
Ooredoo’s Q1 net profit rises 9.7%, on 3.4% revenue decline
Telkom Indonesia reports rising revenue, profits on surging smartphone sales
Bakrie Telecom swings into profit in Q1
Indonesian round-up: Indosat to reduce debt; Biznet boosts metroNet; Telkom to complete tower sale
Telkom to invest USD600m in fibre-optic rollout during 2014
Tower Bersama plans USD500m bond sale
Telkom Indonesia to migrate CDMA fixed wireless users to GSM
Indonesia considers 20% tax on imported smartphones
Telkomsel considering USD200 million bond issue
XL Axiata completes Axis acquisition
Indosat to offload stake in tower firm
Axiata/Axis deal gets final regulatory clearance
Alcatel-Lucent lands Indonesian fibre contract
Telkom’s revenues rise 7.5% in FY2013 to USD7.23bn
Ooredoo’s consolidated customers reach 96m
Indosat looking at tower asset sale or spin-off
Telkomsel eyes regional expansion
Shareholders approve XL's takeover of Axis; final regulatory approval expected in March
Telkom looking at IPTV expansion
Telstra and Telkom tie-up for regional enterprise NAS
Telkomsel closes 2013 with 131.5m subs
NSN upgrades Telkomsel’s GSM, 3.5G networks
First Media sets maximum USD100m CAPEX target for FY14
Indosat to plough up to USD460.3m in LTE modernisation in 2014, report says
Indonesia’s XL Axiata to fund Axis purchase through loans, president says
Bakrie Telecom says debt climbed to IDR9.36tn at end-September
max3 celebrates first year in operation: 120k homes passed in Java and Bali
Indonesian mobile users to get mobile payment solution from Fortumo
SingTel Mobile to offer customers 4G data roaming in six Asian countries
Telkom Indonesia to construct new satellite in early-2014
STI (Ceria) signs multi-year convergent billing and charging extension contract with FTS
MoCI rubber stamps XL Axiata’s Axis Telekom Indonesia takeover
Telkom Indonesia plans Telkomsel IPO in 2014
Hutchison 3 Indonesia says ‘on-track’ to secure 13% market share by end-13
PT Indosat publishes limited review of 9M13 results
Ooredoo reaches 1m mobile money customers
Indonesian operators report sharp drops in 9M earnings on weak rupiah
Indosat to tap IDR1tn loan from state-owned lender
XL Axiata says more BTS, fibre to be deployed by December
Indonesia’s Bakrie Telecom narrows H1 net loss, but debt worries remain
Indosat rolls out high speed mobile broadband service, IM3 Super Internet Service
NTT Com extends IP global network into Indonesia
Axiata launches 4G trial; Axis takeover agreed with STC
PowerTel joins forces with Epsilon to deliver local fibre access in Jakarta
Indosat launches ‘Super Internet’ service on UMTS-900 network
Telkomsel to deploy LTE in Bali ahead of APEC summit
STC ends spat with creditors over USD1.2bn Axis Indonesia loan dispute
LinkNet extends customer care and billing solution agreement with Amdocs
Bakrie Telecom reports small fall in first-half turnover, but net losses improve
Saudi Telecom says no new developments on Axis Telekom Indonesia sale
Indonesian govt likely to approve XL-Axis acquisition later this year, paper says
Tower firm Protelindo secures USD50m loan from IFC
Telkom Indonesia selects NEC to construct Papua Cable System
XL Axiata secures USD100m loan for network enhancements
PT Telkom picks Barclays to facilitate USD500m Mitratel sale
XL Axiata reports 54% drop in first-half profit on rising costs
Ooredoo’s group first-half revenues rise 4.7%
Indosat reports strong growth in 1H13 revenue on solid subscriber growth
MoCI gives go-ahead to XL Axiata-Axis Indonesia takeover
Telkom seeks to offload up to 49% stake in Mitratel
STC sets out stall to sell Axis Indonesia
Telkom Indonesia books IDR7.13tn net profit in H1
MoCI official says telecoms giants see mergers as way to uncork the spectrum bottleneck
Indosat to appeal court decision on misuse of spectrum
IM2 former director imprisoned over misuse of spectrum fees
South-East Asia Japan Cable (SJC) now in operation
Biznet launches max3 broadband/cable TV service
XL Axiata picks Amdocs for mobile payments solution
Indosat says FOREX, depreciation effects having negative impact on Q2 losses
Telkomsel CEO says firm ‘back on track’ after difficult Q1
XL Axiata to modernise network in East Java
Bakrie Telecom says it can move forward after restructuring
CT Corp takes stake in Telkom’s pay-TV unit Indonusa Telemedia
Private equity group seeks USD200m from LinkNet IPO
Axiata eyes Axis Indonesia takeover bid
Huawei demonstrates LTE-TDD in Indonesia
Indosat reports widening losses in Q1
Bakrie Telecom to fulfil bond repayment; books Q1 net loss of USD9.98m
XL Axiata posts 53% fall in Q1 net income
Bakrie Telecom receives further blow as Fitch questions firm’s ability to pay its debt
Indonesia’s XL Axiata outlines USD928m investment to boost data
Telkom Indonesia picks ZTE for IPTV network rollout
Indosat boss reveals plan to nearly double hotspot footprint this year
Indonesian cellcos win 3G spectrum, paper says
Telkom Indonesia profits climb 17% in FY12
PT Indosat reports slump in preliminary 2012 net profit
Qtel’s annual profit climbs 12.6% on 6.2% revenue increase
Biznet to invest USD50m in internet and multimedia data
Group buys Charoen Pokphand’s 35% stake in HCPT, paper says
XL Axiata reports falling FY12 profit; announces refinancing plan
XL partners Ericsson to grow M2M in Indonesia
Telkom Indonesia mulls merger of tower unit business with rival, report says
Indosat plans 25,000 new BTS by year-end
Fitch ups XL Axiata’s investment rating; financing needs and cash flow expected to improve
Tower operator Solusi Tunas Pratama acquires 300 towers from HCPT
Indosat forecasts sharp rise in data subscribers in 2013
Indonesia’s MoCI gets 3G spectrum sale process moving
Telkomsel sets stall to expand user base to 138m in 2013
Indosat selects Alca-Lu for mobile broadband boost
Indosat increases Wi-Fi rollout to meet data demand
Indonesia's Axis Telekom considers USD300m towers sale
Telkom Indonesia to deploy 100,000 Wi-Fi hotspots
Bakrie Telecom adds new BlackBerry plans to Esia stable
Smartfren teams up with Viki to bring video to its masses
Govt claims USD135m losses from Indosat’s ‘misuse’ of 3G spectrum
Bakrie Telecom 9M operating losses wider than expected
XL Axiata books USD229.5m profit in 9M12
Bakrie Telecom reports sharp fall in first-half revenue; net losses widen
Indosat reports 55% rise in 9M12 unaudited earnings
NSN selected by Indosat for 900MHz W-CDMA/HSPA network rollout
Telkom Indonesia 9M profits jump 19.5%; revenue up 7.6%
XL Axiata celebrates 16 years’ of operation in Indonesia
Indosat sees mobile banking as key to customer retention
XL Axiata poised to sell 8,000 telecoms towers, report says
Biznet director calls for island-wide fibre network for Bali
Indosat launches ‘Super WiFi’ service
Telkomsel appeals ‘bankruptcy’, but court decision puts 3G plans in jeopardy
Indonesian legislation under the spotlight as Telkomsel declared ‘bankrupt’
Ericsson selected for Indosat modernisation plan
XL Axiata sale raises USD510m for Etisalat
Etisalat aims to raise USD502m from sale of XL Axiata stake
MoCI sets September date for 3G channel sale; sets fee at USD20m
Telkom seeks new partner for satellite launch
PT Indosat secures 900MHz 3G licence
Bakrie Telecom shares suspended amid debt concerns
Bakrie raises USD58m to pay bonds
SingTel reports 3.2% rise in Q1 net profit
Baikonur, we have a problem… (Russia, Indonesia lose new telecoms satellites after ‘botched’ launch)
Tower Bersama buys 2,500 towers from Indosat for USD406m
Lack of spectrum sharing threatens to slow 3G, digital TV growth
Indosat books IDR132bn loss in 1H12
Telkom Indonesia books 8% rise in H1 2012 net profit to IDR6.43tn
Indonesia’s Bakrie fails to secure funding for debt repayment
4G not likely until at least 2014, Indonesian ministry says
Telkom Indonesia abandons plan to acquire cable firm Pacnet
Indonesians rushing to buy tablet PCs, report says
Indosat to raise USD267.5m for financing, network expansion
Telkom refutes claim it has submitted Pacnet bid
SingTel’s aggregate mobile base climbs to 445m in Q1
Telkom makes play for Pacnet
Competition drives down profits at Indosat, XL Axiata
Telkom profits rise to highest level in six years, driven by mobile and internet
Tower Bersama approves USD406m acquisition of 2,500 Indosat towers
OF Networks deploys GE-PON optical LAN deployment in West Sumatra
Shareholders back Bakrie Telecom share issue
Indosat goes to bond market to fund expansion plans
Telkom to release treasury stock; looking to acquire a regional operator
Telkom Indonesia reports 5% fall in profits as costs rise
XL cancels plans to sell towers
Telkom looking to build USD163m Manado-Papua fibre-optic project
STI buys stake in Bakrie Telecom
Etisalat looking to offload stake in Indonesia’s XL Axiata, sources say
Indosat reports a 29% rise in 2011 net profit
Sinar Mas associate Swastatika to take stake in Smartfren, paper says
Indosat offloads 2,500 telecom towers in USD519m deal
Bakrie & Brothers leading push to sell 30% stake in Bakrie Telecom
PT Telkom to spend USD150m this year on fibre-optic networks
Attorney General opens investigation into alleged non-payment of taxes by Indosat
NSN to upgrade PT Telkom submarine connection
Telkom to invest USD233m in ‘True Broadband’ network
XL Axiata puts towers up for sale; plans USD1bn CAPEX for 2012
Huawei and Bakrie conduct CDMA2000 1xEV-DO Rev. B phase II trial
Indosat maintains 2012 CAPEX level at USD721m
Indosat holds talks with Tower Bersama over USD500m sale plan
Indosat 9M net income up 87%
Telkom's sales up, profits down
Indosat, NSN carry out 1800MHz LTE trial
Telkom spending USD22.4m in new BTS equipment
SingTel denies it is looking to sell Telkomsel stake
Telkom: SingTel would sell its 35% stake in Telkomsel
Indosat topped 50m subscribers at end-September, CEO says
IM2 targets SMEs, SOHO users with new broadband service
Three firms vying for Indosat’s assets in tower sale
Telkom Indonesia outlines Wi-Fi plans
Indosat testing LTE; Bakrie acquires local 4G provider
Indosat reports near 132% rise in H1 profits
XL Axiata ups 2011 CAPEX by 20%, plans to boost data services
Telkom H1 profits down, subscribers up
Telkom’s Mitratel unit seals USD117m loan from BRI
CVC takes minority stake in LinkNet
Telkomsel targeting eight million T-Cash users by year-end
Telkom hints at buying out SingTel’s stake in Telkomsel
Indosat launches tower sale; aims to raise USD500m
MIGA guarantees USD450m Murabaha loan for Axis Indonesia expansion
Telkom Indonesia picks Clarity for broadband OSS upgrade
AT&T wins Indonesian licence as it looks to grow its enterprise business
STC announces USD1.2bn financing for Axis Indonesia
Telkom plans buyback of SingTel’s Telkomsel shares
XL Axiata picks Teradata’s data warehousing solution
Telkom, Telkomsel combined broadband in a SpeedyFlash
Indosat posts sharp rise in profit on mobile growth, lower costs
Telkom’s Q1 net profit up slightly at USD446m
Telkomsel to invest USD1.1bn in mobile broadband expansion
Telkom posts rise in Q4 profit on data, internet growth
STC ups Axis stake to 80%
Telkom to launch Telkom-3 satellite this year
CVC to take 49% stake in First Media TV, broadband unit
Telkom allocates IDR1 trillion; targets Cambodian acquisition
STC increase stake in Axis
Indosat’s 2010 revenue up, but profits tumble
TM to spend MYR12.2 million on submarine link with Indonesia
Indosat considers StarOne spin-off plan
PT Telkom re-evaluates Bakrie takeover; mulls majority stake
Telkom opines on the decline of the landline
Telkom eyes USD777m loan from Bank Rakyat Indonesia
Temasek may have Indonesian assets seized
Telkom may become a holding company by 2012
Mobile-8 to raise USD413m for Smart Telecom purchase
PT Telkom posts near 4% fall in 9M10 net profit
Telkom unit launches pre-pay TV service
Indosat reports 63% fall in 9M10 net profit
Telkom refutes idea it has reached a deal with Bakrie on CDMA asset sale
Indosat considering USD1.4bn tower sale
Bakrie to spend USD1bn to acquire Telkom CDMA unit
Telkom secures USD450 million loans from local banks
Telkomsel picks ZTE’s LTE solution
Telkom, Bakrie CDMA merger a done deal by year end, government says
Telkomsel selects TI to implement major five-year technology plan
Alca-Lu wins deal with Telkom to upgrade backbone network
Indosat contemplates merger to aid growth
Telkom and Indosat to offer satellite service
Indosat 1H10 net income slumps 71.5%
Bakrie agrees Chinese funding deal
Indosat reports strong demand for USD650m bonds
State to re-auction revoked WIMAX concessions
Telkomsel awards Ericsson data traffic management contract
Sitra WiMAX launches in Indonesia
Smart picks ZTE for CDMA network enhancement
Telkom considers Bakrie Telecom buy via rights issue
Regulator hints at giving green light to mobile WiMAX
Indosat to issue USD500-USD700m bonds
Bakrie may launch August rights issue, sources say
Indosat picks NSN for 3G network upgrade
State backs Telkom’s Bakrie merger plan
Telkom reveals USD326m bond issue for June
Fujitsu, NSW complete USD100m submarine cable for Telkom
Supreme Court throws out Temasek’s final appeal
Bakrie sees wireless broadband as way to tap into growing youth market
Indosat launches region’s ‘fastest’ network; ramps up 4G efforts
Telkom to borrow USD400m to acquire towers
XL Axiata, Ericsson to conduct LTE tests
Indosat reports 139% increase in 1Q10 net income
Telkom selects Macquarie to advise on USD1.2bn tower deal
Telkom posts 6.7% rise in profits for 2009
Telkom eyes opportunities for CDMA unit
Indosat’s FY2009 net profit fell 20%
ICON+ rolls out NSN's DWDM optical transport platform
Telkom Indonesia inks deal with Level 3
Telkomsel boss targets mobile broadband expansion
XL share price tumbles after Axiata announces share sale
Telkon to purchase 12,000 towers from Indosat, paper says
Telkom picks TRG to deploy 802.16d WiMAX platform
Telkom director forecasting 7% rise in 2009 net income
BNS inks IPTV contract with Multi Kontrol Nusantara for on-demand shopping platform
Mobile-8, Smart merge brands under new name – SmartFren
Government FDI plans upset local telcos
XL Axiata has Indosat in its sights
Telkom interested in Internux’s BWA service
Telkom to invest IDR1 trillion in 2010 on acquisitions
Telkom to develop satellite product portfolio, report says
Mobile-8 continues debt to stock conversion plan
GoMobile, go MAD!
Indonesia to release additional WiMAX frequencies
XL reports rising revenues, subscribers in 2009
Smart Telecom launches Rev B in Bali
Telkomsel: investment topped USD2bn in 2009
Telkomsel boss aims for 15m new subscribers, warns of market saturation
Telkom to issue USD214m in bonds in H1 2010
Telkom awards turnkey cable contract to Huawei subsidiary
Telkomsel picks Juniper service gateway solution
Telkom aborts tower acquisition plan
Indosat unveils USD590m spending plan for next year
Telkom considers move for Bakrie Telecom
Telkom seeking USD1bn to fund 2010 CAPEX plan
Indosat rolls out Singapore submarine cable link
XL to set up submarine fibre-optic cable links
First Media to commence work on WiMAX base stations
Sinar Mas consortium acquires 19% of Mobile-8 Telecom
State to help finance Palapa Ring project in 2010
HTIL’s continuing ops increase subscriber base by 14.8% quarter-on-quarter
Smart Telecom looking to gain control of Mobile-8, report says
Telkom to invest USD2bn in 2010
XL’s third quarter profit up 35% y-o-y
Telkom enjoys strong third quarter
Regulator says 35% of CAPEX must be spent on Indonesian equipment
Indosat boosts network speed to 21Mbps
Indosat’s third-quarter net income up 6.1%
XL to mount USD300m rights issue in December
Telkom trims 2010 CAPEX target to USD2bn
Telkom looks to offload two non-core subsidiaries
XL picks Juniper M-series multiservice routers
Telkom targets Q1 2010 launch for WiMAX
Indosat picks Motorola for network optimisation
Indosat launches new satellite from China
Telkom pumps USD65m into Metra
Mobile-8 Telecom to issue new shares
Telkom to acquire Indonesian Tower stake
Indosat first-half financial stable, but subscribers down
Indosat prepares to issue bonds in Q4
Sinar Mas and Mobile-8 discuss future synergy
XL posts 12% rise in 1H profits
XL to launch USD300m rights issue
Telkom, Indosat ready to go head-to-head on mobile TV
PT Telkom, seven others win WiMAX licences
Telkom posts first-half results
Telcos postpone USD700m fibre-optic cable plan
Bakrie Telecom to acquire rival or merge next year, VP says
Government may bar import of BlackBerry phones
Bondholders agree restructuring plan for Mobile-8
Telkom to expand wireless payphone network
Mobile-8 launches unlimited data service; targets 150,000 customers
Telkomsel awards GSM/UMTS contract to ZTE
Global Mediacom to sell stake in Mobile-8
Telkom to launch IPTV service in October
XL claims a ‘first’ with ‘funbook’ mobile media service
Telkom takes full control of Infomedia
Mobile-8 touting for new backers, subscribers to trim debt
Excelcomindo withdraws from Palapa Ring project
ISPs prepared to invest USD300m in WiMAX, paper says
Axiata says XL to raise USD300-USD600m in 2009
Telkom considering strategic partner for Flexi
Indonesia to announce WiMAX winners in July
XL reports Q1 net loss
Telkomsel announces 25% CAPEX increase
Bakrie looking to add 2.7m subscribers in 2009
Telkom’s Q1 profit down 23%, report says
Telkom’s net profit drops 19.9% in 2008 on forex losses
Telkomsel adds six million users; XL loses one million following SIM price hike
Indosat: 1Q net profit down sharply on weak rupiah
Indosat reveals USD360m network spend
Telkom, Orange ink network services partner agreement
Government to re-run 3G frequency band auction
Bakrie to spend USD200m in 2009 to boost subscriber take-up
NEC wins contract to build intra-Asian cable system SCAN
XL inks second USD214m EKN loan
XL targets four million new subs, looks to refinance debt
Biznet extends FTTH network to Bali
Mobile-8 shares suspended by Indonesian stock exchange
NSN wins network expansion deal from Telkomsel
Indonesian CDMA operators offer mobile broadband
Ericsson inks three-year 2G/3G deal with Telkomsel
Reshetnev to build Telkom’s new satellite
Qtel stumps up USD810m for control of Indosat
Indosat reports falling profits in 2008
XL swings into loss despite strong subscriber growth
Qatar Telecom announces final results of tender offers for Indosat shares
Telkom ups CAPEX to USD2.1bn in 2009
XL calls off planned tower sale
Indosat and Biznet sign metro Ethernet interconnection deal to expand corporate services coverage
Hutch hints at Indonesian exit, report says
XL picks Cisco platform to increase mobile capacity
Telkom selects Fujitsu, NSW for Indonesian submarine cable contract
Telkom selects Fujitsu, NSW for Indonesian submarine cable contract
Mediacom sells 32% in troubled telco Mobile-8
Indosat targets twelve million new subs. in 2009
PT Telkom extends OSS platform
Telkomsel awarded rural services tender contracts
BNI named as lead advisor for Telkom’s USD3bn loan
Qtel poised to hold Indosat tender offer on 16 January, reports say
Bakrie Telecom awarded DLD tender contract
Mobile-8 fails to reach agreement with bond holders
Bakrie Telecom gets shareholder approval for tower sales
XL secures USD214m loan from EKN
Qtel agrees to up Indosat offer price, reports say
Telkom looks for USD756m loan to fund expansion
XL trims 2008 subscriber target amid deepening economic gloom
Indosat draws down USD450m from syndicated loan fund
XL unveils USD700m investment for 2009
Bakrie Telecom wants USD33m for towers
XL secures USD140m loan to fund CAPEX plans
Telkom 3Q08 net income falls 18% on higher expenses
Indonesian stock exchange suspends Bakrie trading on stake sale rumours
Indonesia's Axis awards network deal to Ericsson
Jakarta limits Qtel Indosat ownership to 65%
Biznet unveils 15Mbps service via max3 upgrade
Indosat's 9M08 net income up 1.9%, but Q3 profit falls sharply
Government about turn allows QTel to increase Indosat stake
Bakrie Telecom owner to sell stakes to pay off USD1.2bn debts
Axis picks Huawei for national GSM and 3G rollout
SR Telecom picked by Leenar Capital for symmetryMX broadband wireless access solution
Qtel could purchase additional 24% stake in Indosat
Investment groups keen to buy 7,000 XL base stations
Court throws out SingTel appeal
XL to launch secondary share offer by 2009
Indosat picks NEC for mobile backhaul
Indosat, Satelindo report growth figures, Qtel bosses elected to rule board
Indosat sets aside USD550m for bond buyback
XL appoints underwriters for public share sale
Telkom awards new contract to Clarity
NSN wins contract extension deal with Indosat
Telkom’s H1 net profit down 4.9%, subscribers up
XL’s H1 net income climbs on subscribers, FOREX gains
Qtel limited to 49% of Indosat
Indosat nears annual subscriber target six months early
Indosat offers to buy back dollar denominated bonds
Qtel’s Indosat takeover to be derailed by 49% limit, sources say
Qtel would pay USD2bn for remaining Indosat shares
BNS selected to provide HD IPTV platform for MKN
Telkom plans for expansion through acquisitions
Qtel will be limited to 49% of Indosat
Indosat picks Dilithium’s multimedia gateway; plans IPTV, PBX upgrade
Qtel launches offer for further Indosat shares, studying new regulations
Telkom inks deals with nine telcos to expand international services
XL picks Alca-Lu for Ethernet end-to-end solution
Bakrie keen to take 15% stake in Indosat
Comverse to supply Excelcomindo with SMS solution
Qtel looks to buy outstanding Indosat shares
Operators demand restrictions on number of new players
Qtel ties off Indonesian acquisitions
Indonesian six in the dock over price fixing
Indosat seals USD450 million syndicated loan for network expansion
Telkom to invest USD215m on internet upgrade
Bank to offer USD330m loan to Telkom
STT sells Indosat to Qtel, but KPPU could dispute it
Indosat reports strong mobile growth through Jan-May
Excelcom announces USD150 million bond buy back
HCPT selects NeuStar IM platform
Indonesia to hold WiMAX tender in Q4
Telkom after SingTel’s Telkomsel stake
Indosat’s first-quarter up 27% y-o-y on mobile
Telkom reports rising revenues, profits in Q1
Telkom selects Alca-Lu for Ethernet deployment
Indosat’s Satelindo inaugurates HSPA network
Excelcomindo tower sale hits rocky water
NSN secures Indosat 3G services deal
Power Telecom begins fibre expansion on Java
Indosat awards submarine data cable contract to NEC
Telkomsel selects Ericsson for mobile softswitch
Bakrie Telecom – you’ve been Tango’d
Temasek to take anti-monopoly appeal to the Supreme Court
Temasek appeal thrown out by Indonesian court
Indosat seeking USD200m syndicated loan
Excelcom’s Q1 net profits double on sharp rise in subscribers
NTS re-launches ‘affordable’ GSM service under a new name – Axis
Telkom slashes long-distance tariffs
Natrindo outlines rebirth
Indosat reports 24% rise in Q4 net profit
Telkom picks Alca-Lu for national data recovery service network
First Media uses Sandvine to improve broadband network services
Bakrie subscriber base climbs 147% to 3.82m in 2007
Telkom predicts Flexi users to reach ten million-mark in 2008
Telkomsel picks NSN for location based services
Telkom to cut tariffs by 20%
Satelindo mobile base jumps 47% in 2007
Mobile-8: 2007 revenues nearly doubled, subscribers up 65%
Excelcom reports rising revenues, earnings in 2007
Indosat plans IDR1.5 trillion bond issue
Telekom Malaysia increases effective stakes in Excelcomindo and MobileOne
Huawei deploys Telkom CDMA2000 network
Indonesia to re-launch Palapa Ring tender
Government to cut mobile tariffs by 10%-30%
Bakrie Telecom to launch IDR3 trillion rights issue
Telkomsel’s 2007 revenues climb 24% on strong subscriber growth
Excelcom looking to increase 2008 income by 20% to USD992mn
Excelcom adds six million users in 2007
SingTel files appeal against KPPU anti-competitive practices decision
Mobile-8 believes in b-Live; claims a first for BREW
Excelcom agrees USD424mn bank loans
KPPU widens the net in mobile probe
HCPT, Lippo Telecom ink tower sharing deals with Excelcom
Etisalat to acquire 16% of Excelcom; KPPU launches new probe
Excelcom to sell 7,000 BTSs
Smart Telecom sets aside USD150m for CAPEX in 2008
Government orders Telkom to open up DLD call service to Indosat
Indosat secures USD228.5m worth of loans for Palapa-D
Mobile-8 expands Fren coverage to four more provinces
Excelcom to raise USD950 million from bonds, loans
Indosat 9M net income up 56% on higher revenues
Telkomsel to deploy Ericsson solar-powered base stations
Temasek adjudged to have broken competition law; must sell Indosat or Telkomsel
Temasek mobile probe ruling expected today
Indosat confirms additional loan for network expansion
Telkom reports drop in Q3 earnings
Government plans tender for Palapa Ring project
Indosat delays IDR1 trillion bond sale on poor market
Catch for falling Star?
Smart Telecom signs USD68m two-year deal with Axesstel
Temasek accused of breaching anti-monopoly laws
DGPT warns Indosat over slow pace of fixed network rollout
IM2 launches HSDPA wireless broadband package
XL rolls out Comptel convergent solution
Indosat plans USD213m network expansion
Bakrie Telecom awarded international calls licence
Nokia Intellisync powers Indosat’s mobile office
Go Smart go...
First Media to invest USD650m to expand pay-TV, internet operations
Telkom awards CDMA contract to ZTE
Indosat’s first half net profit up 54% year on year
Indosat ups CAPEX to USD1.2 billion to meet wireless demand
Newcomer Sinar Mas eyes Indonesian mobile launch by year-end
Ericsson wins expansion deal from Excelcomindo
Mobile-8 completes high-yield bond
Newcomer Smart prepares for September launch
Competition forces Indosat’s ARPU down 7% in 1H07
Telkom’s Q2 net income rises 50% on mobile growth
Government asks cellcos to cooperate on possible tariff-cutting plan
Excelcom reports rising 1H profits, subscriber numbers
Bakrie Telecom targeting 3.6 million customers this year
Parliament instructs government not to buy back Indosat shares
Thales Alenia to deploy Indosat’s Palapa-D orbiter
Indonesian government caps new FDI in telecoms sector
Indosat reports strong rise in revenues, profits in Q1
Mobile-8 merges units to cut costs
Hutchison ‘happy’ with Indonesian launch, but declines to disclose take-up
Indosat plans new satellite acquisition and launch
CDMA2000 subscribers break ten million barrier in Indonesia
Indonesian government to review telecom ownership caps
Seven Indonesia telcos band together to deploy fibre network
Price fixing probe vexes Temasek
Setdco rumoured to be interested in buying back Telkomsel stake
Mobile-8 Telecom gets permit ‘in principle’ for FWA deployment
Telkomsel plans money-raising ventures
Telkomsel reports rising profits in Q1
Excelcomindo selects Alcatel-Lucent for network expansion
PT Telkom: profits fall 12% on higher costs
Althem strikes deal with Penta Investments to acquire Lippo Telecom stake
Indosat launches 3.5G in Batam
Telekom Malaysia ups stake in Excelcomindo to roughly 67%
Indosat to offer USD219 million in bonds to finance expansion
Indosat selects Alcatel-Lucent to roll out GSM/EDGE network for Satelindo in Kalimantan
Hutch enters crowded Indonesian mobile market
Telkomsel looks to boost revenues from SMS with Datacraft upgrade
Indosat reports 13% fall in 2006 net profit
Bakrie Telecom posted its first net profit in 2006
Mobile-8 selects Samsung for 1x, EV-DO Rev A upgrade
Excelcom announces USD164 million April bonds offer to fund network expansion
Excelcom promotes mobile video services
Telkom looks to cut cost of Speedy service
Mobile-8 reports 116% growth in West Java
Excelcom reverses 2005 loss with higher than expected 2006 profits
Bakrie Telecom not selling stake to SK Telecom
Bakrie to spend USD222 million on network expansion
Indosat to launch satellite tender
Mobile-8 sets March date for IPO
Two more firms join race for USD1.6 billion fibre-optic project
Excelcom buys Amdocs 7 solution
Indosat targets corporate business segment in 2007
Telkom selects Juniper for IP/MPLS core expansion
Telkom sets up new unit to handle overseas expansion plans
Telkomsel earmarks USD1.5 billion network expansion
Alfa Group to invest up to USD2 billion to enter Indonesian mobile market
Alcatel-Lucent wins Indosat deal to deliver Carrier Ethernet services to Indonesian cities
Government issues CDMA licences to Mobile-8, Bakrie Telecom
Alcatel-Lucent wins optical backhaul upgrade deal with Telkomsel
Indosat picks Dilithium Networks’ 3G multimedia solution
Excelcomindo to raise USD400 million to fund network expansion
Indosat reports 63% rise in Q3 profits
Indosat awards W-CDMA/HSPA contract to Nokia
Bakrie Telecoms opts for Redknee solution, aims for five million subs in 2008
Mobile-8 telecom sets IPO price at IDR225 per share
Ericsson expands scope of managed services contract with Telkomsel
Telkomsel awards 3G contract to Siemens
Telkom keen to participate in fibre-optic tender
Mobile-8 sets IPO price range of IRD200 to IDR240 per share
Hutchison Telecom Indonesia awards service delivery contract to Nokia
Telkom, Excelcomindo, Bakrie Telecom report rising profits
SingTel sells stake in PT Bukaka
Mobile-8 Telecom’s performance helps drives up Bimantara profit
Bakrie ups Esia target to 1.5 million users
Mobitel IPO set for 22-24 November
Mobile-8 announces details of November IPO
Telkom blocks unregistered TELKOMFlexi users
Excel’s 3G network goes live; government warns others to meet launch deadline
Mobile-8 Telecom secures USD70 million loan
Telkomsel launches commercial 3G service
Mobile-8 Telecom to launch IPO in November
Excel to invest USD500 million in 2007
Excelcomindo to launch 3G network in November
Government rules against raising fixed line rates
Telkomsel awards three-year 3G contract to Ericsson
Telkomsel launches commercial 3G service
Bakrie reports strong revenues on subscriber growth
Indosat launches post-paid FWA service in Palembang
Telkom profits up 53% in first half
Excelcomindo rolls out Juniper routers
Telkom finalises buyout of Bukaka SingTel
State to award new international calls licence
Bimantara eyes 70% revenue rise from Mobile-8 Telecom
Bakrie Telecom to expand coverage to 17 cities
Mobile-8 launches Palm Treo 650 Smartphone
Excelcom back in the black
Telkomsel forecasts 30% revenue growth in 2006
Telkom may acquire Indosat
Increased competition hits Indosat user base
Regulator demands upfront fees
Boingo expands reach
Indosat predicts falling mobile phone charges
Indosat sales rise 11%, profit unchanged
Indosat announces USD40 million cable investment
Excelcom reports 84% rise in subscriber base in 2005
Investors turn back on Mobile-8 after disagreements
Excelcomindo posts first quarterly profit since 3Q 2004
Government halves 3G frequency allocations for Hutch, Natrindo
Hutch awards Nokia contract for convergent charging solution
Nokia to pilot mobile TV services in Indonesia
Maxis’ Indonesian subsidiary to lease dark fibre
3G licences awarded to Telkomsel, Indosat and Excelcomindo
Indosat outlines 3G investment plans... if it wins
Four companies pre-qualify to bid for 3G phone licences
Two pull out of 3G tender
Maxis targets Indonesian launch before the end of 2006
Seven firms to bid for 3G spectrum
Siemens wins nationwide wireless contract
3G licensees to be given 10MHz of spectrum
Excelcomindo to set aside USD85 million for network expansion
Indonesia sets date for 3G tender
Indonesia frees up USD1.2 billion for Indosat share buy-back
3G licensee Natrindo to spend USD200 million network rollout
Indonesia to clamp down on rules for foreign satellite broadcasters
NTS contracts Ericsson for 3G upgrade
Telkom to invest in East Java
Indosat beats its mobile subscriber target for 2004
Pay-as-you-go customers forced to sign government register
Indosat contracts Nokia for GSM expansion
Indosat to invest USD670 million in 2006; Telkom reports financials
Bakrie Telecom to launch IPO
Telkom profit drops
Telkomsel contracts Siemens for USD70 million expansion
Excelcomindo wants 3G licence
Telecom Italia and Telkom strike deal
Excelcomindo IPO priced at USD286 million
Telkomsel to invest USD850 million on expansion
Telkom to divest stakes in three subsidiaries
Indosat 1H profit up 16%
Telkomsel, Siemens trial 3G
Indosat plans USD1.57 billion expansion
Government mulls buying back Indosat stake from STT
HTIL confirms CAC buy
Telkom reports highest profit growth in four quarters
Hutchison Telecom says it will ‘close deal soon’ on Cyber Access
Telcos predicting strong growth over next five years
Indonesia expects 50 million mobile users by 2006
Indosat to test 3G
Government begins probe at Telkom
Telkomsel trials 3G
Telkom claims 52% of international calls
Cyber Access to continue with 3G investment
Government plans to re-issue 3G spectrum
Telkom contracts NEC-Siemens consortium
Telkom posts rise in profit
Low-end mobiles will dominate market
Telkomsel contract Nokia for upgrade
MIC begins audit on 3G operators
StarHub and Indosat forge closer ties
Telkomsel plans USD700 million capex for 2005
Regulator defends Cyber Access
Hutch to buy into PT Cyber Access
New fibre-optic network for Telkom
Telkom and Telekom launch new fibre-optic network
Maxis to buy stake in NTS
Telekom Malaysia gets Indonesian stake
SKT fails to make short-list for Excelcomindo
Telkom to invest more than USD1.5 billion next year
Indosat to invest USD700 million in network expansion
Telkomsel wants 3G licence by end 2004
Cellular ops aid Indosat’s profits
Strong growth fails to translate to rising profits for Telkom
Satelindo’s mobile customer base booms
Telemar on the lookout for deals
Nokia upgrades Indosat’s GSM network
Indosat awards Ericsson integration contract
Two Telekoms sign pact
Two Telekoms sign pact
Telkom hopeful of big profits on strength of mobile gains
A new Star rises
Telkomsel bottom line improves
China Telecom cools on Excelcomindo
Telstra emerges as latest bidder for Excelcomindo
Nokia helps Telkomsel get the EDGE
Logica bags Telkomsel deal
China Telecom and Telekom Malaysia vie for Excelcomindo
Telkomsel orders VoIP to complement its network
Telekom raises bid for Indonesia’s Excelcomindo
Telekom raises bid for Indonesia’s Excelcomindo
PT Telkom reports 41% drop in net profit for third quarter
Telstra, Indosat and NTT sell Mitra Global
Asian telecoms heavyweights eye Indonesia's Excelcomindo
Excelcomindo sets out IPO plans
Excelcomindo plans IPO for next year
Indosat close to securing refinancing deal
Telkom to re-audit results following SEC expulsion threat
Samsung reaping CDMA rewards in Indonesia
Samsung reaping CDMA rewards in Indonesia
SEC rejects Telkom’s results
Telkomsel a leading light as Indonesia’s cellcos brighten the gloom
Telkom’s profit rockets but Indosat fails to impress
ST Telemedia swoops for control of PT Indosat