Palapa Ring to connect Papua next year

Thursday 13 December 2012 | 22:39 CET | News
Indonesia's Palapa Ring project has seen delays in connecting Papua. The ICT ministry said the fibre network would now reach the province in 2013. The Palapa Ring is a government initiated project to roll out a fibre-optic network consisting of 35,380km of submarine cable and 21,870km of inland cable. The network will form seven rings and cover 33 provinces and 460 districts in eastern Indonesia. According to ICT minister Tifatul Sembiring, as many as 27 provinces already have access to broadband internet via the Palapa Ring, the Jakarta Post writes. Completion of the entire project is

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