goodmorningpapua.com – PT Telkom Indonesia (Persero) Tbk. (TLKM) sets up a new submarine cable communication system (SKKL) in North Papua in order to expand the rate of availability of Telkom services in Papua.
VP Corporate Communication of Telkom Pujo Pramono said the development of SKKL in North Papua had been budgeted by Telkom as a form of sustainable and continuous infrastructure development around Indonesia.
Telkom has not been able to convey to the public the amount of capital expenditure disbursed to roll out the 1,141-kilometer long of sea cable. As for tariffs to the public, said Pujo, the same telecommunications tariffs will prevail to customers throughout Indonesia.
“Including the rate of connectivity rental, which of course adjusts the type of Telkom services used based on the Service Level Guarantee (SLG) with a backup network (redundancy) for a high rate of availability,” said Pujo, Friday, June 11, 2021.
For information, Telkom is building a new SKKL in the North Papua segment. The new SKKL is planned to be a backup network for Telkom’s SKKL over there. The new SKKL has a length of 1,141 kilometers, stretching from Jayapura–Sarmi–Waisai. Its construction has been in progress since 2020, and is expected to be finished in March 2022.