Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison prepares local Mandalika community for 2022 MotoGP series – Companies

Pradna Paramitha (Jakarta Post)

Jakarta ●
Fri, March 11, 2022


Indonesia’s most popular digital telecommunications provider, Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison, is launching a sustainable community empowerment program in Mandalika Special Economic Zone, Kuta village, central Lombok regency, west of Nusa Tenggara. The program aims to help local entrepreneurs keep pace with the region’s rapid development as a super priority destination and host of the 2022 MotoGP series.

Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison offers capital assistance to the local community and its MSMEs through its digital lending platforms, especially UCan (in collaboration with QNB Indonesia and Bima Kredit (in partnership with Maucash). In addition, the program six-month program also provides digital and financial literacy training, covering topics such as the effective use of digital loans.

Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison is also committed to improving network services ahead of the 2022 MotoGP Series events at Mandalika. The company promises data service capacity of up to 1.5 Gbps and optimization of existing sites, including through a multi-carrier core network (MOCN) to operate the MBTS unit.

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Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison unveiled the program on March 11, with attendees including West Nusa Governor Tenggara Zulkieflimansyah, Central Lombok Regency Regional Secretary Lalu Pathul Bahri, Director of Digital Economy at the Computer Applications Branch of the Ministry of Communications and Information I Nyoman Adhiarna and Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison Director and Regulatory Director Muhammad Buldansyah.

Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison Director and Chief Regulatory Officer Muhammad Buldansyah said Mandalika has a lot to prepare for such a prestigious international event as the 2022 MotoGP series. The basis of his success, he continued, lies in the preparation of infrastructure, including communication networks and the local community.

“In line with our commitment to connect and empower every Indonesian and support Indonesia’s accelerated digital transformation, Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison is excited to be part of empowering the local community and MSMEs in Mandalika. We hope that our spirit of unity for Indonesia can continue to support the development of Indonesia, especially through the transformation of the digital society and economy throughout Indonesia,” said Buldansyah.

I Nyoman Adhiarna applauded the efforts of Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison to upgrade the telecommunications network in Mandalika.

“We hope the community can use the optimization of the telecommunications network in the region to boost their businesses and the tourism sector for post-COVID economic recovery and to help support the development of Indonesia’s digital economy. What Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison has done in increasing its bandwidth capacity and BTS’s ability to meet data demand should meet those expectations,” he said.

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West Nusa Tenggara Governor Zulkieflimansyah also hailed the telecom operator empowerment program. “Development is not limited to a product center approach, indicated only by a number. Instead, development should focus on economic growth marked by change, and it is a wonderful process to improve the surrounding communities,” he added.

“On behalf of the West Nusa Tenggara Provincial Government and the Central Lombok Regency Regional Government, I thank Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison. We hope that our community will find much-needed help in the improvement of the program in the program,” Zulkieflimansyah concluded.