Mobile World Congress – Barcelona, Spain (February 21, 2013) – Telkomsel, Indonesia’s largest wireless network operator, has announced the commercial deployment of 4G LTE services in Indonesia commencing in 2014. In anticipation of the service launch, Telkomsel demonstrated LTE services for the APAC CEO Summit in Bali, Indonesia in October 2013 and soon will conduct field trials to assure an optimum user experience for all subscribers. Cavium (NASDAQ: CAVM) OCTEON Fusion®-enabled small cell base stations will play a central role in Telkomsel’s Buaran trials. The Cavium-supplied small cell eNodeB systems and Cavium’s LTE stack and management software will help Telkomsel in their heterogeneous network (HetNet) deployment activities.
“Telkomsel is committed to providing our customers with a world class mobile experience including the introduction of 4G LTE services in the near future,” said Mr. Ivan C. Permana, VP Technology & Systems at Telkomsel. “In order to ensure a smooth rollout of LTE and HetNet technology, we are busy analyzing many different deployment characteristics ranging from performance to interference management to co-existence with other wireless technologies and base stations. Cavium’s complete small cell solutions and domain expertise are very helpful to us in these activities.”
“Cavium is a leader in the deployment of enterprise-class small cell base stations and continues to invest in next generation silicon and software solutions for the market,” said Raj Singh, General Manager of Cavium’s Wireless Broadband Group. “Cavium’s extensive real-world deployment experience is invaluable in assisting operators and equipment manufacturers as they plan, test and deploy RAN solutions. Cavium is pleased to bring our IP and expertise to the Telkomsel field trial process. We look forward to enabling and supporting Telkomsel to launch 4G services in Indonesia.”
Telkomsel was established in 1995, manifesting the spirit of innovation to develop Indonesian telecommunications into a successful leader. To achieve this vision, Telkomsel continue accelerating its expansion of telecommunications network throughout Indonesia by simultaneously empowering the people. Telkomsel, a pioneer of various cellular communication technologies in Indonesia, was the first to launch international roaming and 3G services in Indonesia. Telkomsel was the first operator to undertake LTE broadband network trials. In Asia, Telkomsel pioneered the use of renewable energy for Base Transceiver Stations (BTS). The superior quality of our products and services has positioned Telkomsel as the first choice of customers all through Indonesia.
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