IOH Strengthens Collaboration with Strategic Partners

INDOSAT Ooredoo Hutchison (IOH) brings their commitment to connect and empower the Indonesian people and support the nation’s digital transformation to the Mobile World Congress 2022 in Barcelona, ​​February 28 to March 3, 2022.

At the Mobile World Congress 2022 event, IOH succeeded in strengthening cooperation in implementing 5G technology in Indonesia with strategic partners, including Cisco, Ericsson, Huawei, and Nokia to provide a world-class digital experience for Indonesian customers and people.

According to the Global Mobile Economy Report 2022, launched at Mobile World Congress 2022, global adoption of 5G will continue to increase, with the total number of 5G connections expected to reach 1 billion by 2022, as network usage rapidly grows in key markets.

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The report also highlights the important role of the mobile industry in expanding connectivity across the globe through network infrastructure investments. IOH will continue this important role to meet the community’s need for network connectivity in Indonesia, including 5G networks with great potential to empower the wider community.

IOH President Director and CEO Vikram Sinha, said, “With the rapid growth of digital technology worldwide, Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison will also play an important role in Indonesia’s digital transformation by providing better network quality, wider coverage, and breakthrough network and network solutions. digital innovation for customers throughout Indonesia. We believe that by strengthening strategic partnerships with influential partners in the global digital mobile industry, namely Cisco, Ericsson, Huawei, and Nokia, we will be able to support our mission of delivering world-class digital experiences while connecting and empowering every Indonesian, especially to be able to rise together. through the pandemic.”

As strategic partners, IOH and Cisco will bring new innovative services to more people and businesses to support their increasingly agile and hybrid environments.

The strategic partnership between IOH and Cisco aims to collaborate in developing next-generation connectivity solutions in a cloud-first SASE architecture, with IOH, now, has successfully delivered an innovative Software-Defined Wide Area Networking (SD-WAN) solution, supported by Cisco, for businesses of all sizes to help them seamlessly connect in any cloud environment to optimize operational performance.

In the 5G service itself, IOH and Ericsson have also strengthened strategic partnerships to further expand 5G network services throughout Indonesia, including in the Greater Jakarta area.

Through this partnership, IOH and Ericsson provide a sustainable network in Indonesia by reducing the energy consumption of cellular services without affecting their performance, supported by Ericsson’s Radio 6626 technology.

Head of Ericsson Indonesia Jerry Soper said, “Ericsson is pleased to be able to strengthen its partnership with Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison by providing 5G services in Jakarta, Bogor, Tangerang and Bekasi. 5G will play an important role in accelerating the digitalization of the economy and driving future innovation for individual and enterprise customers in Indonesia. We believe that with our leadership and capabilities in the global technology industry, Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison will be able to reap the full value of 5G connectivity through Ericsson’s energy-efficient products and solutions.”

Among the 2022 Mobile World Conference series, IOH and Huawei have also signed a strategic project partnership to accelerate radio access network (RAN) integration, to improve the digital experience for customers while driving cost savings, supported by Huawei’s latest 4G and 5G technology.

CEO of Huawei Asia Pacific CNBG Dennis Xiao said, “We are very confident that Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison will be successful in innovating and delivering world-class digital experiences and better digital services in Indonesia. With the help of our best experts, we will fully support Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison with the latest technology and fast service.”

In addition, IOH also strengthened its strategic partnership with Nokia to launch and expand 4G and 5G networks throughout Indonesia, to reach 1.4 million square kilometers including on Sumatra Island, Kalimantan Island, Central Java, and Surabaya City with Nokia’s AirScale technology.

Through this partnership, IOH will meet market needs, increase throughput and the best customer experience indoors and outdoors, and prepare the network for early 5G deployments. This partnership will also allow IOH to keep costs to a minimum while improving the quality of its services.

President of Mobile Networks Nokia Tommi Uitto, said, “We look forward to supporting Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison in this important initiative to expand its network coverage and prepare the network for innovative 5G services in the near future. Nokia’s AirScale 5G portfolio will help Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison to launch next-generation services while helping reduce operational costs.” (RO/OL-1)