Palapa Ring project to be completed in 2012

Thursday 30 December 2010 | 01:09 CET | News
Indonesia's ICT ministry is aiming for the Palapa Ring fibre project to be completed by 2012. The Palapa Ring is a government initiated project which will roll out a fibre-optic network consisting of 35,280km of submarine cable and 21,708km of inland cable. The network will form seven rings and cover 33 provinces and 460 districts in eastern Indonesia. The project has been delayed as the consortium that runs the project is having financing difficulties, The Jakarta Post reports quoting ICT minister Tifatul Sembiring. The project will now be financed by state revenue obtained from the ICT

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