Nokia Networks powers Indosat Ooredoo’s LTE-A Rollout in Indonesia

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Indosat Ooredoo (Indosat), one of Indonesia’s largest telecommunication networks and services providers, has selected Nokia Networks to power its LTE-Advanced network.

As part of the contract, Nokia Networks’ Global Services team is deploying LTE base stations in key cities across the designated regions. The team has also aggregated two carriers in the 900 and 1800 MHz spectrum bands to deliver up to 150 Mbps downlink speed to Indosat’s subscribers in the Java, Sumatra and Kalimantan regions. Customers can now enjoy a wide range of data-intensive services like multimedia streaming, online games, cloud storage and video conferencing.

Solutions and services delivered by Nokia Networks:

•Network planning and optimization, design and implementation services, as well as hardware services

•Single RAN Advanced radio access, including Flexi Multiradio 10 Base Stations

•Software to aggregate LTE carriers in the 900 MHz and 1800 MHz spectrum bands

•NetAct, a virtualized OSS for effective and consolidated monitoring and optimization of Indosat’s LTE-A network

Alexander Rusli, President Director & CEO, Indosat Ooredoo, said: “As a true partner who understands our needs and tailors solutions in accordance with our requirements, Nokia Networks played a crucial role in realizing our vision to deliver the best-in-class mobile broadband experience across Java, Sumatra and Kalimantan. We were especially pleased with the speedy delivery which put us ahead of schedule and enabled fast commercialization. We will continue to further expand LTE coverage across the country, with the ultimate goal of providing world-class data services to every subscriber using our network.”

Achim Springmann, Head of Indosat Ooredoo Customer Team, Nokia Networks, said: “Nokia Networks has further strengthened its relationship with Indosat Ooredoo through this project and taken the operator another important step towards its vision of providing best-in-class LTE coverage across Indonesia. We are proud to be part of this initiative, which will underline Indosat Ooredoo’s reputation as an innovation leader in the country.”