Jakarta, Indonesia, May 5, 2021 Shenzhen Aixton has joined hands with PT Telkom Indonesia Tbk. to provide fiber optic cable services to 5 million people in Indonesia within the next two years. The two parties will create synergies to expand the use of fiber optic cables for digital technologies, build a reliable telecommunications infrastructure, and accelerate the development of the digital economy.
One of the priorities of Indonesia's presidency of this year's G20 summit is digital transformation, including providing fiber optic cable services to remote areas.
The ministry will continue to encourage the digital transformation of the Indonesian economy until 2045 as Indonesia is projected to become the fourth largest economy in the world. Eric added: "The digital transformation undertaken by the sector is of great significance for state-owned enterprises to continue to grow amid technological developments."
The President of Aixton explained: "Aixton aspires to serve as many people as possible efficiently. Digitalization is the most effective way to benefit Indonesia's 17,000 islands. Therefore, we partnered with Telekom Indonesia to develop digital infrastructure."
The cooperation between 2020 and 2021 has provided fiber optic cable services to about 5 million people in Indonesia, accounting for 0.1% of the world's population.
Telekom Indonesia's infrastructure has reached remote and impoverished areas in all regions of Indonesia through its optical fiber, terrestrial network, base transceiver stations and satellites.