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New Report: Organizations Gain a 391% Intelsat and Lintasarta Expand Coverage in Indonesia: Nearly 400 remote sites have received first-ever connectivity

by Anthony Weaver

 Intelsat [1], operator of one of the world’s largest
integrated satellite and terrestrial networks and leading provider of
inflight connectivity (IFC) and Lintasarta, an Indonesian information
and communication technology company via its mobile network operator
subsidiary Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison (IOH), has rolled out a network to
cover remote areas in Indonesia.

Nearly 400 sites, across Central and Western Indonesia including
Sumatra, Kalimantan, Sulawesi, Nusa Tenggara have received broadband
connectivity with Intelsat’s help using cellular backhaul. In doing
so, this is the first time a mobile operator is covering these areas.

“Indonesia’s unique array of topography makes satellite the best
option for service. Pairing Intelsat satellites in a hybrid network
solution proves to be the best real-world solution to provide
countrywide coverage for different population densities,” said Gaurav
Kharod, regional vice president of Intelsat, Asia Pacific. “Intelsat
understands Lintasarta’s specific requirements and can craft a niche
advantage for them to maximize existing hardware platforms to
effectively provide the connectivity needed.”

“Intelsat has been and continues to be our trusted partner. The
partnership has always allowed us to quickly deploy and expand network
coverage wherever it’s needed in Indonesia. Tens of thousands of
households will receive first-ever connectivity and benefit from digital
connectivity,” said Zulfi Hadi, Marketing & Solution director,

Indonesia is the world’s largest archipelago, home to the world’s
fourth-largest population. Its citizens are widely dispersed across
6,000 inhabited islands, residing in more than 500 districts and 80,000

About Intelsat

Intelsat’s global team of professionals is focused on providing
seamless and secure, satellite-based communications to government, NGO
and commercial customers through the company’s next-generation
worldwide network and managed services. Bridging the digital divide by
operating one of the world’s largest and most advanced satellite fleet
and connectivity infrastructures, Intelsat enables people and their
tools to speak over oceans, see across continents and listen through the
skies to communicate, cooperate and coexist. Since its founding six
decades ago, the company has been synonymous with satellite-industry
“firsts” in service to its customers and the planet. Leaning on a
legacy of innovation and focusing on addressing a new generation of
challenges Intelsat [2] team members now have their sights on the
“next firsts” in space as they disrupt the field and lead in the
digital transformation of the industry.

About Lintasarta (Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison Group)

Since 1988, Lintasarta has been a provider of Data Communications,
Internet and IT Services for various industrial sectors in Indonesia.
Currently, Lintasarta has served more than 2,400 corporate customers
with more than 35,000 networks which include fiber optic data
communication services, satellite networks, managed security &
collaboration, data center and DRC, cloud computing, managed services,
e-Health and total data communication solutions. with guaranteed network
connection availability (SLA) of 99%, 99.9% and 99.99% according to the
needs of its customers. Our professional services are supported by more
than 1,000 experienced staff including those with international
certifications spread across more than 54 cities in Indonesia. The
Lintasarta infrastructure is based on the Next Generation Network (NGN)
network platform. 

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