PT Link Net Tbk Establishes Partnership with PT Alita Praya Mitra

PT Link Net Tbk Establishes Partnership with PT Alita Praya Mitra

Accelerate First Media Service Expansion in Java and Bali Island

Jakarta, 2/10/19 - PT Link Net Tbk (LINK) with the First Media brand, a leader in the TV Cable and Fixed Broadband Cable Internet provider industry in Indonesia, has established a partnership with PT Alita Praya Mitra as a neutral infrastructure network provider company with a national-scale Closed Network license throughout Indonesia. Symbolically, the cooperation between the two parties was carried out by exchanging souvenirs at the Aryaduta Hotel Jakarta on Wednesday, October 2, 2019, by Marlo Budiman as President Director & CEO of PT Link Net Tbk, and TeguhPrasetya as CEO of PT Alita Praya Mitra. This collaboration allows First Media to access Alita's pedestal with a potential number of 75,000 pillars or about 4,000 km, with an area coverage of Java, Bali, and North Sulawesi. The pedestal will upgrade to a Smart Pole, which will facilitate the process of monitoring network reliability.

PT Link Net Tbk has consistently demonstrated its commitment to innovation and service expansion by accelerating strategic network expansion and migrating strategic poles to improve customer service quality, collaborating with various partners. Previously with PT MargaMandalasakti (ASTRA Tol Tangerang-Merak) in the placement of telecommunications infrastructure connecting Jakarta-Serang-Merak; then cooperated with PT Fiber Media Indonesia for fiber optic networks through the pillars in Jabodetabek. In collaboration with PT Alita Praya Mitra, the rental of pedestals will improve the quality of services in the Greater Jakarta area and accelerate First Media's expansion, especially in Java and Bali.

Marlo Budiman said, "Along with innovations in service and content, we are continuously collaborating with various partners providing backbone and telecommunications infrastructure to serve more people. This step facilitates our expansion strategy into major cities in Indonesia and provides sustainable growth. The collaboration with Alita is in line with our efforts in accelerating and expanding our network and migrating strategic poles this year in Java, such as Greater Jakarta, Surabaya, Semarang, Solo, Cilegon, and Serang, as well as Bali, to reach both residential and corporate customers."

Based on data from APJII (2019), the number of internet users in Indonesia, Java island has 55% of total internet users in Indonesia, where West Java is in the first position with 16.6%, Central Java with 14.3%, East Java 13.5%, DKI Jakarta and Banten both contributed 4.7% and DI Yogyakarta 1.5%. Meanwhile, Bali & Nusa Tenggara accounted for 5% of the total internet users in Indonesia. BPS 2018 data projects that the population in 2019 for the island of Java will reach 150.4 million people, and Bali will reach 4.36 million people. Seeing this potential, the islands of Java and Bali deserve priority in improving services and more comprehensive coverage to increase internet penetration and provide fast and stable internet services. First Media services, as of the second quarter of 2019, have reached 2.31 million homes passed in the Greater Jakarta, Bandung, Surabaya, and surrounding areas (including Malang), Bali, Medan, and Batam.

"With the power of Alita's network across major cities in Indonesia, such as Bandung, Solo, Malang, Cirebon, Tegal, Semarang, Surabaya, Manado, and Bali, collaboration with First Media can provide internet services to these areas more quickly and efficiently. Reliable, Alita as a neutral network infrastructure will provide better services and have a high level of reliability," said TeguhPrasetya, CEO of PT Alita Praya Mitra.

The need for the use of shared infrastructure is a mutually beneficial cooperation initiative for the parties, both in terms of penetration speed, being more economical, and increasing the utilization of infrastructure that will be and has been built by the parties simultaneously TeguhPrasetya further. "Alita herself will continue to develop the existing telecommunications access network infrastructure to meet the penetration needs of telecommunications and ICT service providers throughout Indonesia."

About Alita

PT Alita Praya Mitra is a private company with more than 26 years of experience in information and communication technology, providing comprehensive ICT solutions and services. Alita's business services include service providers (system integrators and managed services), network solutions, fiber solutions, and smart solutions. Alita's fiber-optic network reaches more than 8000km for broadband access, dark fiber, and active networks.

We are a leader in smart solutions with the innovative Alita platform based on IoT and other 4.0 technologies.


About Link Net – First Media

PT Link Net Tbk ("Link Net"), established in 1996, is the largest cable service provider in Indonesia, providing high-quality pay television services, high-speed broadband connections, and data communications under the "First Media" brand.

Link Net owns and operates a Hybrid Fiber Coaxial ("HFC") cable network & a Fiber-To-The-Home ("FTTH") cable network that provides high-speed internet access services for retail and corporate customers. Pay television in collaboration with PT First Media Television ("FMTV").

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