2008 Asia - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband in Indonesia and Timor Leste Provides a Comprehensive Overview of the Trends and Developments in These Markets.DUBLIN, Ireland -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/5047cd/2008_asia_teleco) has announced the addition of the "2008 Asia - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband in Indonesia and Timor Leste" report to their offering.
This 14th edition provides a comprehensive overview of the trends and developments in the telecommunications markets in Indonesia and Timor Leste.
Subjects covered include:
- Key Statistics;
- Market and Industry Overviews;
- Regulatory Environment;
- Major Players (fixed and mobile);
- Mobile Voice and Data Markets;
- Internet, including VoIP;
- Broadband (DSL DSL
in full Digital Subscriber Line
Broadband digital communications connection that operates over standard copper telephone wires. It requires a DSL modem, which splits transmissions into two frequency bands: the lower frequencies for voice (ordinary , cable modem cable modem
Modem used to convert analog data signals to digital form and vise versa, for transmission or receipt over cable television lines, especially for connecting to the Internet. , wireless).
Indonesia continues to see its telecommunications sector grow, despite the occasional setback. The country of around 250 million people is obviously a huge potential market; however, it has some particularly big challenges to confront in building the necessary telecommunications infrastructure to cover a uniquely complex geography. At the same time, the nation has had to deal with a range of social, political and economic issues that have been proving problematic.
The government has been gradually reshaping the telecom industry, a process that took on a new impetus following the Asian economic crisis of the late 1990s. In more recent times, Indonesia has been experiencing healthy sustained growth in subscriber numbers and revenues. While fixed-line teledensity remains disconcertingly dis·con·cert
tr.v. dis·con·cert·ed, dis·con·cert·ing, dis·con·certs
1. To upset the self-possession of; ruffle. See Synonyms at embarrass.
2. low (just over 8% in early 2008), the advent of fixed wireless services has boosted the growth rate in the last few years and provided much-needed basic telephone services to previously unserved communities. The roll-out of fixed wireless infrastructure has been well supported by the operators with Bakrie Telecom and PT Telkom leading the way. Although the statistics were somewhat imprecise im·pre·cise
impre·cisely adv. , by end-2007 fixed wireless services made up about half the total fixed-line subscriber base.
In the meantime Adv. 1. in the meantime - during the intervening time; "meanwhile I will not think about the problem"; "meantime he was attentive to his other interests"; "in the meantime the police were notified"
meantime, meanwhile , Indonesia's mobile market continues to grow, expanding at an annual rate of close to 50%. By early 2008 the total mobile subscriber base had passed 90 million, up from 12 million just six years earlier. While the country's mobile penetration was suddenly approaching 40%, the industry view was that there was still considerable potential for further growth in the market. It was expected that the milestone of 120 million mobile subscribers would be reached by end-2008. At the same time market interest started to focus on the 3G services already being offered by five operators. Telkomsel was indeed making its presence felt in the market, claiming about 80% of the five million 3G subscribers at end-2007.
Timor Leste (formerly East Timor East Timor (tē`môr) or Timor-Leste (–lĕsht), Tetum Timor Lorosae, republic, officially Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste (2002 est. pop. ):
The political instability and outbreaks of civil unrest that erupted in Timor Leste in April/May 2006 continued into the first half of 2007. Despite the election of a new government led by Nobel Peace Laureate lau·re·ate
1. Worthy of the greatest honor or distinction: "The nation's pediatrician laureate is preparing to lay down his black bag" James Traub.
2. Jose Ramos Jose Ramos (born 1965), also known as Pepe Ramos, is a Puerto Rican boxing manager. Biography
Jose Ramos surfaced in the 1990s, when he became famous in the boxing world as Felix Trinidad's career took off. Ramos, Trinidad and Felix Trinidad Sr. Horta in May/June 2007 opposition to the administration caused further outbreaks of violence and looting. To the outside observer, the country appeared to have started reasonably well in rebuilding its entire infrastructure following the turbulence that ensued after the referendum of 1999. However, the events of 2006/07 caused major concerns about the direction of the Timor Leste; it remained difficult to assess the long term impact of these events on the country's fragile economy and the process of infrastructure building.
Then, in February 2008 President Ramos Horta was shot and severely wounded in an attack led by rebel Alfredo Reinado (who was allegedly involved in the unrest of April/May 2006). A short time later a convoy including Prime Minister Gusmao was fired upon. The Prime Minister was uninjured. Responding to the attacks, the government declared a state of emergency. President Ramos-Horta returned in April 2008, after receiving medical treatment in Australia. The state of emergency ended in May 2008, following the surrender of most of the rebels.
Note: Coverage provided of Timor Leste's telecoms market is relatively limited due to its early development stage.
Key Topics Covered:
2. Timor Leste
3. Glossary of Abbreviations
List of Tables
List of Exhibits
- PT Telkom Indonesia
- PT Indonesian Satellite Corporation (Indosat)
- PT Satelit Palapa pa·la·pa
1. An open-sided dwelling with a thatched roof made of dried palm leaves.
2. A structure, such as a bar or restaurant in a tropical resort, that is open-sided and thatched with palm leaves. Indonesia (SATELINDO)
- PT Bakrie Telecom
- First Media
- United Nations Transitional Administration in East Timor The United Nations Transitional Administration in East Timor (UNTAET) provided an interim civil administration and a peacekeeping mission in the territory of East Timor. Its responsibilities included providing a peacekeeping force to maintain security and order; facilitating and (UNTAET UNTAET United Nations Transitional Administration in East Timor )
- Autoridade Reguladora das Comunica[?]oes (ARCOM ARCOM Army Reserve Command (replaced by RSC and RSG)
ARCOM Army Commendation Medal
ARCOM United States Army Reserve Command )
- Timor Telecom
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