Nokia expands Indonesian GSM with Indosat

One of the largest network operators in Indonesia , Indosat, has chosen Nokia to expand its GSM network in Bali and Java.

The core network will use radio network and circuit and packet switching. Although excluding Jabotabek ( Jakarta and surrounding areas), Nokia will also supply cellular transmission for East Java . The expansion will enhance Indosat's service coverage and provide a network ready for future technology upgrades. Part of the expansion has been concluded as part of a three-year framework agreement signed by Nokia and Indosat in June.

 Nokia has already started to deliver its NetAct network and service management system, a s well as network planning, implementation and optimisation services.

 * Indosat is one of the largest cellular players in Indonesia with total subscribers of 12.7 million as of September 30, 2005.

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