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Indonesia deploys 13,000km fiber network, expands internet access to remote areas

Tuesday 15 October 2019 | 14:09 CET | News
Indonesia has completed the last leg of a 13,000 km fiber optic network, designed to provide internet access to some of its poorest regions across the country's eastern area, including the region of Papua, Reuters reports, citing a government statement. The network will carry telecommunication services, as well as microwave transmissions and towers for telecom operators. The deployment involved overall investments of IDR 7.63 trillion (approximately USD 540 million).

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