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Telkomsel and PT Angkasa Pura II Collaborate to Expand Access to 5G Service Experience at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport

14 Mar 2022

Jakarta, March 14, 2022 – Telkomsel as a digital telecommunications company that deploys the first 5G network and services in Indonesia is committed to continuing to expand Telkomsel's Hyper 5G services gradually and measurably in Indonesia, including in various vital state objects as an effort to strengthen an inclusive and national digital ecosystem. sustainable.

Affirming this commitment, Telkomsel collaborated with PT Angkasa Pura II to expand and strengthen the use of Telkomsel's 5G network and services in the Soekarno-Hatta International Airport area. This strategic collaboration was marked by the signing of a memorandum of understanding by the two companies in Tangerang, (14/03).

Telkomsel Sales Director Adiwinahyu Basuki Sigit said, "Soekarno-Hatta International Airport is one of the country's vital objects, especially as an entry and departure point for foreign tourists to delegates from various countries visiting Indonesia. Thus, the facilities displayed at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport are a representation of Indonesia to the world. We welcome the continued collaboration as a tangible manifestation of Telkomsel's commitment to support PT Angkasa Pura II, as the manager of Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, to open more digital connectivity experiences with leading broadband networks, which can strengthen the digital transformation of airport operations, and encourage the creation of public service innovations. integrated, all-digital and modern.”

PT Angkasa Pura II President Director Muhammad Awaluddin said Telkomsel 5G access made Soekarno-Hatta Airport able to provide the best digital experience for travelers. "Through the collaboration of AP II and Telkomsel, Soekarno-Hatta Airport is the first airport in Indonesia to provide 5G access for travelers to provide the best digital experience and support a seamless journey experience, as well as improve service standards at Soekarno-Hatta Airport. The presence of Telkomsel 5G also indicates that the digital infrastructure of Soekarno-Hatta Airport is continuously developing to adapt to technological advances."

"AP II in the future will strive to present 5G networks at other airports as a service and operational standard," said Muhammad Awaluddin.

The presence of this fifth generation telecommunication network technology is also a tangible manifestation of the commitment of Telkomsel and PT Angkasa Pura II in supporting the preparation of a number of international-scale activities, such as the G20 in which will take place in a number of regions in Indonesia. Through this collaboration, Telkomsel seeks to open opportunities for all delegates from G20 participants and passengers at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport to experience the best 5G experience first hand, which can improve the experience of digital activities while in the Soekarno-Hatta International Airport area.

The implementation of the Telkomsel 5G network will be carried out in stages in a number of main areas of Soekarno-Hatta International Airport. In the early stages, several collaborations based on 5G technology that will be developed include 5G Fixed Wireless Access, 5G Experience Corner and 5G Solution services from the Telkomsel Enterprise business unit to support the operations of PT Angkasa Pura II.

Telkomsel will also provide an equal 5G service access experience for all passengers by presenting the Telkomsel Orbit 5G showcase at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport.

By accessing Telkomsel Orbit 5G, passengers who do not have devices or cards that support 5G networks will still be able to experience the maximum speed of Telkomsel 5G connectivity. Since its launch in May 2021, Telkomsel's 5G service has also operated at Soekarno Hatta International Airport, especially in the GraPARI area of ​​Telkomsel in the airport area.

The implementation of 5G network technology infrastructure at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport has also followed the rules set by the government through the Indonesian Ministry of Communication and Information, especially in the utilization of telecommunications network frequencies that meet security and safety standards for airport and flight operations.

"As part of the leading state-owned company, TelkomGroup, Telkomsel also hopes that the collaboration of Angkasa Pura II can strengthen the synergy of SOEs that have existed so far, especially in ensuring a sustainable roadmap for digitizing SOE services in supporting the digital transformation of public services through the use of leading-edge technology, while encouraging the growth of an inclusive and equitable 5G service ecosystem in all corners of the country," concluded Sigit.