2 December 2019


Jakarta, 2nd December 2019 – PT Mora Telematika Indonesia (Moratelindo), the largest independent fixed broadband provider in Indonesia has announced the successful completion of the East Package of the Indonesian Government’s Palapa Ring Project by their subsidiary PT Palapa Timur Telematika.

The Palapa Ring project was initiated by the Indonesian Government to extend fiber optic connection to rural areas of the country, in line with the 2020 Broadband Plan vision to extend internet data services, especially in hard to reach areas.

The ambitious Palapa Ring Project consisted of 3 packages, West, Central and East covering 34 provinces, 440 cities throughout Indonesia was officially complete by President Mr. Joko Widodo on Monday 14 October which he described as “The Sky Toll” during an inauguration ceremony at the National Palace.

Palapa Ring East which is the most complex package of the Palapa Ring Project connects from Waingapu to Papua, crossing the Eurasian and Australian tectonic plates at water depths of over 4,500 meters, has a total submarine cable length of 4,555 kilometers. In addition there is 2,448 kilometers of terrestrial cable and 52 towers, in areas inaccessible by roads, connecting a total of 35 cities in NTT, West Papua and Papua Island.

Moratelindo which bid and won both the West and East Packages will continue to operate both fiber optic networks using their respective subsidiary companies PT Palapa Ring Barata and PT Palapa Timur Telematika, to ensure that high quality internet services are delivered to the target areas, in line with Moratelindo’s DNA to provide reliable and affordable broadband services to all Indonesians.

About Moratelindo:
In 2007 Moratelindo was the first telecommunication provider to connect from Indonesia to Singapore using a fiber optic cable system, called MIC-1 and has continued to challenge the market to provide high quality and affordable internet data services. Currently the company has deployed and operates over 38,000 kilometers of submarine and terrestrial fiber optic cables across Indonesia, together with an international gateway in Singapore. The company also operates 6 data centers and delivers wholesale, enterprise and retail services across 82 cities in Indonesia.

Untuk informasi lebih lanjut, dapat menghubungi:

PT Mora Telematika Indonesia

Jl. Panataran No. 9, Proklamasi,
Jakarta 10320 Indonesia
Tel: (62-21) 3199 8600
Fax: (62-21) 314 2882
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