JAKARTA: PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk eyes five countries for this year expansion target. The countries are Myanmar, Saudi Arabia, Macau, South Korea, and Taiwan.
Director of Enterprise and Wholesale Muhammad Awaluddin said Telkom is ready to participate in a license tender as a telecommunications provider in Myanmar. He refused to detail the matters.
Previously, through a press conference, Telkom stated that it has submitted expression of interest letter to Myanmar Government.
Telkom is currently awaiting the Government's examination of the tender document as EoL submission schedule is extended to February 8 from January 25.
After Myanmar, Awaluddin said, Telkom will soon prepare for expansion to four other countries. However, the Company has not determined the kind of business models to be built there.
Telkom earlier has expanded to Malaysia, Singapore, Hongkong, Australia, and Timor Leste.
For Timor-Leste, through the brand Telkomcel, Telkom get a license as cellular service providers, while in Hong Kong, the company works as Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) service operator.
Furthermore, in Australia, through its subsidiary Infomedia, Telkom implements Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) contact center.
“For the next four countries we are studying the markets, regulations and the type of technology we can apply there,” said Awaluddin after launching IndiPreneur on Monday (02/11). (T05/TW)