Indosat Ooredoo launches 5G service in Jakarta

04 October 2021

Indonesia’s Indosat Ooredoo launched a commercial 5G network in the capital Jakarta.

The 5G internet service from Indosat is available in the Monas area, Medan Merdeka area, Indosat Oordeoo office and the Karawang industrial area, the telecommunications provider said.

“The new 5G services will provide Indosat Ooredoo’s consumer and business customers with access to enhanced mobile broadband internet that will help to accelerate Jakarta’s economic recovery and supporting the industry 4.0 era,” the firm said in a release. “5G services will empower a wide range of unique use cases that offer the potential to revolutionise the city’s manufacturing industry, public services, healthcare sector and meet the growing demand for digital content and entertainment services over mobile networks.”

Indosat Ooredoo’s President Director and chief executive officer, Ahmad Al-Neama, announced the launch at an event in Jakarta attended by leading dignitaries, including governor of Jakarta, Anies Baswedan.

Al-Neama, said: “We believe 5G technology and its myriad use cases will help to revolutionise the way industries and businesses operate and the way consumers access public services and entertainment. With this launch, Indosat Ooredoo is driving forwards Indonesia’s 5G revolution and moving the nation towards a bright and 5G-enabled future.”

Moreover, Indosat Ooredoo plans to extend the commercial roll-out of 5G services to other major cities in Indonesia, including, Surabaya and Makassar, where there is high consumer demand for data services.