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Indosat to shut down 3G network

Tuesday 3 August 2021 | 19:51 CET | News
Indonesian operator Indosat Ooredoo has announced plans to phase out its 3G network, The Jakarta Post reports, citing Indosat COO Vikram Sinha. By phasing out 3G, Indosat Ooredoo plans to allocate more spectrum bandwidth for 4G and 5G services. Indosat Ooredoo reports that its 3G base transceiver station (BTS) count fell more than 22 percent annually to 35,000 units in the first half of this year, while its 4G BTS count rose more than 30 percent to 69,000 units over the same period.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Indosat / Ooredoo
Countries: Indonesia
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