Indonesia's second largest operator, Indosat this week launched its 4G-LTE Advanced service, 4Gplus which boasts mobile Internet speeds of up to 185Mbps for its subscribers across Indonesia. The 4Gplus service will initially be available in 21 cities throughout the country, with another 14 to be added by the end of this year. This will see 40 million of its subscribers having access to the service this year with an addition of 5 million subscribers monthly having the same in 2016, said the Operator.
According to Indosat, customers who sign-up for the service will receive a free data quota of up to 10GB, to be used on the 4G network. In addition to this, customers can access various rich digital content packages such as blockbuster movies, live video streaming and data storage.
Indosat which was recently rebranded as Indosat Ooredoo started the pre-trial of the service under the brand “SUPER 4G-LTE” a year ago. More recently, the parent company of Indosat, Ooredoo announced an allocation of Rupiah 7 trillion ($477 million) as Capex to launch the service.