PT Telkom has decided to lower the rate of 20 percent of the Internet 1 April 2009. Telkom Tariff internet again revealed, in line with government programs.
[Telkom Lower Internet Rates Average 20 Percent.] PT TELKOM Tbk decided to reduce tariffs internet average 20 percent starting April 1 of 2009.
"Telkom internet retail rate again we sent down, in line with government programs decrease rates mengimbau Internet," said Telkom Rinaldi Firmansyah Dirut, launching on the sidelines "Speedy Multi Speed," in Telkom Building, Jakarta.
He explains, the decision down the tariff associated with the Internet company's willingness to meet the high demand the use of internet in the country.
He cite, Speedy internet rates with unlimited access (unlimited) with speeds up to 2 Megabite per second (Mbps) at this time only Rp 995,000 per month, down from the previous Rp 1.2 million per month.
He menuturkan, the decline rate is adjusted to the internet Speedy multiformity consumer choice that was made in seven packages, such as package mail, chat, family, executive and biz.
"The decline in the internet tariffs vary in each package, but the average down to 20 percent," said Rinaldi.
According to him, the demand for internet services from time to time continue to increase, so encouraging the company to prepare the infrastructure capacity.
"Currently, Telkom has a bandwidth capacity of approximately 17 Gigabite per second (Gbps), and continues to increase along with the entry of Telkom in a consortium of Asia-America Gateway (AAG)," he said.
AAG is through a consortium, Telkom currently has a quota for international bandwidth to reach 30 Gbps, and will increase to 70 Gbps up to four years.
Meanwhile the Director of consumer I Nyoman G Wiryanata said, with the launch of the service package Speedy is expected to increase the number of subscribers of 600000-700000 in this year.
By the end of year 2009 the number of customers targeted Speedy reach 1.7 million units of service connections (SSL), with the average usage per month (ARPU) Speedy customers around Rp 270,000 per month