Collaboration with Mitratel, Alita is Ready to Support Operators to Hold 5G


Suara.com – PT Dayamitra Telekomunikasi, Tbk (Mitratel) and PT Alita Praya Mitra (Alita) collaborated to expand the coverage of fiber optic services by signing a Cooperation Agreement (PKS) for the construction and leasing of 6,000 kilometers of fiber optic networks nationwide.

President Director of PT Alita Praya Mitra, Teguh Prasetya said, this cooperation agreement is a form of joint collaboration in realizing synergy between the two companies to increase fiberization penetration in Indonesia.

“This fiber optic service will support and improve the quality and quantity of internet implementation, both mobile broadband through 4G and 5G BTS, as well as fixed broadband FTTx,” he said, today.

The scope of the cooperation is in the form of development and marketing of 6,000 kilometers of fiber optic network, especially in the areas of Sulawesi, Sumatra and Java, which will be built and operated by Mitratel and in collaboration with Alita.

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This collaboration is expected to strengthen fiber optic networks to support more massive 5G fiberization and 4G strengthening by cellular operators to improve the quality of mobile broadband services to reach speeds above 1 Gbps for users.

Mitratel President Director Theodorus Ardi Hartoko in his remarks at the signing of the PKS said that the cooperation in the construction of a fiber optic network between Mitratel and Alita is an organic action according to the company’s plan to strengthen the Digital Ecosystem infrastructure in Indonesia.

“The construction of a 6,000-kilometer fiber optic network in 5 provinces will support the fiberization of around 1,500 towers. This is in line with the company’s plans and programs to support the implementation of 5G technology in Indonesia and the Digital Ecosystem, including IoT, small cell and edge computing,” said Theodorus Ardi Hartoko.

He said that apart from the organic action of building a fiber optic network, the company has also collaborated on leasing a fiber optic network owned by PT Telkom Indonesia. It is hoped that the presence of a fiber optic portfolio at Mitratel can support telecommunication operators in maximizing the capacity needed to realize digital transformation in Indonesia.

Referring to the information submitted in the Mitratel prospectus, a total of 11,851 Mitratel towers (51%) have been connected to the fiber optic network, meaning that the construction of an additional 6,000 kilometers of this new network will further accelerate the fulfillment of the needs of telecommunications operators to implement 5G in Indonesia.

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Meanwhile, Alita currently has more than 8,000 kilometers of fiber optic network in various regions in the country and supports cellular operators in conducting 5G events in several cities in Indonesia. The fiber optic services provided by Alita are a comprehensive solution that includes and is not limited to providing fiber access network (FTTx) services, managed services, active networks, smart poles, and site access terminations. *


Source: Suara.com – Berita Terbaru Bisnis, Ekonomi, Investasi Indonesia by www.suara.com.

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