Wegner.tech Telkomsel 4G LTE mobile service is officially present as the first commercially in Bandung, Sunday (15/3). The inauguration of the fourth generation cellular technology in the City of Flowers was carried out by Telkomsel Managing Director Ririek Adriansyah and witnessed by Bandung Mayor Ridwan Kamil and the Minister of Communication and Information Republic of Indonesia represented by the Director General of Resources and Equipment of Post and Information Muhammad Muhammad Setiawan.
"The presence of 4G LTE Telkomsel services in the city of Bandung certainly answers the needs of the public and tourists will access the use of broadband or broadband-based services. The presence of this service is also to support the vision of Bandung City Government in realizing Bandung as a Smart City, "said Ririek in his speech.
(left-right) Telkom Innovation & Strategic Portfolio Director Indra Utoyo, Director General of Resources and Equipment of Post and Information Muhammad Budi Setiawan, Bandung Mayor Ridwan Kamil, Telkomsel President Director Ririek Adriansyah, and Telkomsel HCM Director Priyantono Rudito during the symbolic handover of the special edition starter pack simPATI 4G LTE 60th anniversary edition of the Asian-African Conference (KAA) which coincides with the commercial launch of Telkomsel's 4G LTE service in Bandung, Sunday (3/15)
While Ridwan Kamil said, "Bandung is known as a city that has a large number of netizens. For that reason, we in the city government have a vision to maximize the function of social media and digital technology to improve public services.
We hope that the presence of 4G LTE Telkomsel that supports data access and information exchange can help overcome problems and various other activities in the city of Bandung more quickly and practically, so that our vision to develop Bandung Smart City can be realized more quickly. "
The launch of the commercialization of 4G LTE in Bandung was marked by the submission of the starter pack of the uSIM Card 4G LTE 60th Anniversary Edition of the Asian-African Conference (KAA) 19-24 April 2015, where Bandung was believed to be the host. Also read Telkomsel won the Best Broadband Service
With the presence of the 4G LTE Telkomsel network in the city of Bandung which supports this grand event, participants will be able to enjoy high-speed telecommunications services. On the other hand, the presence of 4G LTE services will support the needs of data access from creative industries and creative actors in the city of Bandung.
The high need for data access in the creative city of Bandung can be seen from the increase in Telkomsel's data subscribers in the city by 52 percent during 2014. While in terms of consumption usage, there was also an increase of 170 percent in the same year.
To provide the best experience for customers in the city of Bandung in enjoying the 4G network, Telkomsel built 100 eNode B which covers almost 100% of the city of Bandung, including areas such as shopping centers, offices, government buildings, residential areas, and tourist attractions.
Meanwhile, to provide consistency of the best 4G LTE experience for customers through a seamless experience, Telkomsel synergizes with Telkom to hold WiFi to complement the coverage of Telkomsel 4G LTE, especially those located indoors.
In order to immediately enjoy Telkomsel 4G LTE services, customers must use a cellphone that already supports 4G services by using a 4G LTE sim card (uSIM).
Currently customers in Bandung can exchange uSIM, or get a 4G starter card at GraPARI Banda, GraPARI Dago (24 Hours), GraPARI Digilife Dago, Diponegoro LOOP Station, GraPARI PVJ, GraPARI BEC, GraPARI BTC, GraPARI MTC, GraPARI Kopo, GraPARI Jl Sunda, and GraPARI Ujung Berung.
Telkomsel will also hold 4G LTE Carnival in the Atrium Utama Trans Studio Mall Bandung on March 27-29, 2015 which presents various attractive offers to customers such as 4G mobile phones and various exclusive content and applications such as Moovigo, Magisto, Langit Musik, and Snap Story.