IOH Network integration with MOCN technology will be fully completed by the end of Q1 2023 throughout Indonesia to maximize untapped potential
Jakarta, 27 January 2023 – Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison (IOH) continues to tap new unlocking its milestone in opening untapped opportunities to contribute to the growth of Indonesia’s digital economy. After going through its first-year post-merger, IOH is now on its way to completing a nationwide network integration using Multi Operator Core Network (MOCN) technology to provide wider coverage, better indoor service quality, and faster internet experience for customers.
President Director and CEO of Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison, Vikram Sinha, said: “Technology is the key enabler in a nation’s digitalization, and its advancements depend highly on the telecom industry. In line with our vision to become the most preferred digital telco of Indonesia, we at IOH are committed to continue providing a reliable network to improve customers’ digital experience. We believe that better experiences will increase people’s productivity, contribute to the nation’s digital economy’s future growth, and ultimately empower every Indonesian.”
Fully supported by Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC, news, filings), IOH has completed the network integration process in the Jakarta, Bogor, Depok, Tangerang, and Bekasi (Jabodetabek) area as one of the fastest network integration projects so that customers in the area can enjoy a better digital experience. IOH has now improved its indoor coverage by 20 percent, Data speed by 27 percent, and increased Data traffic by 21 percent compared to its previous state before undertaking the integration process.
Head of Ericsson Indonesia, Jerry Soper, said: “Ericsson is pleased to support Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison (IOH) in completing the MOCN integration project. We believe this project can maximize the effectiveness of the existing network infrastructure and significantly improve customer experience throughout Jabodetabek. Definitely this is also part of our efforts in supporting Indonesia’s digital transformation agenda.”
Ericsson used the latest technology to provide a modernized network for IOH that is fully 5G ready with reduced energy consumption and higher capacity. Other cities across Indonesia will enjoy the benefits of this network integration by the end of the first quarter of 2023. Ericsson’s newest radio equipment can support IOH with features that increase capacity while increasing site efficiency and accelerating time-to-market (TTM) of various 4G and 5G services. Furthermore, the latest baseband equipment from Ericsson enables IOH to have multi-standard capabilities to run 2G, 4G and 5G at the same time using mixed mode configuration.
“We appreciate the completion of this network integration in Jabodetabek, which also marks an important milestone in the strategic partnership between IOH and Ericsson. We are confident that this partnership will improve the coverage and quality of our network and deliver a marvelous experience to all our customers” Vikram concluded.
About Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison
Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison (IDX: ISAT)’s vision is to become the most preferred digital telco of Indonesia. Through its world-class digital telecom services and preeminent network, Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison strives to connect and empower every Indonesian. Jointly controlled by Ooredoo Group and CK Hutchison, Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison was formed through the merger of PT Indosat Tbk and PT Hutchison 3 Indonesia in 2022.
Ericsson enables communications service providers and enterprises to capture the full value of connectivity. The company’s portfolio spans the following business areas: Networks, Cloud Software and Services, Enterprise Wireless Solutions, Global Communications Platform, and Technologies and New Businesses. It is designed to help our customers go digital, increase efficiency and find new revenue streams. Ericsson’s innovation investments have delivered the benefits of mobility and mobile broadband to billions of people globally. Ericsson stock is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm and on Nasdaq New York. www.ericsson.com
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