Telkomsel and ZTE to deliver efficient and reliable Gigabit experience by strengthening strategic collaboration at MWC24

Release Time:2024-02-28


  • Telkomsel and ZTE have signed a Strategic Partnership Agreement (SPA) at the MWC Barcelona 2024, in Barcelona (2/27), aiming to deliver high-speed internet experiences exceeding 1 Gbps (gigabit experience) in Indonesia
  • Through this collaboration, Telkomsel and ZTE will explore several cutting-edge network technology solutions that can provide high-speed telecommunications network experiences, including Network Edge AI, 5G Advanced, and Intelligent Home Network
  • Trials conducted by both companies will take place at various Telkomsel network locations in Indonesia to assess their utilization in real-world situations, including aspects of user experience and network resource and cost efficiency


Telkomsel and ZTE sign Strategic Partnership Agreement at MWC Barcelona 2024


Barcelona, Spain, February 28, 2024 - ZTE Corporation (0763.HK/000063.SZ), a leading global provider of information and communication technology solutions, and Telkomsel, Indonesia's largest digital telecommunication service provider, have announced a strategic collaboration to advance their network portfolios in the future. Marked by the signing of the Strategic Partnership Agreement (SPA) between Telkomsel and ZTE at the MWC Barcelona 2024 on February 27, this collaboration is the joint effort by both companies to deliver high-speed internet experiences of over 1 Gbps (gigabit experience) to customers in Indonesia, both at home and on the go.


Through this collaboration, Telkomsel and ZTE will explore several cutting-edge network technology solutions that can deliver high-speed telecommunications experiences to consumers in Indonesia, including Network Edge AI, 5G Advanced, and Intelligent Home Network. Trials by both companies will be conducted at various specific Telkomsel network locations in Indonesia to assess their utilization in real-world situations, including in aspects of user experience with network resource and cost efficiency.


Indra Mardiatna, Chief Technology Officer of Telkomsel, stated, "As Indonesia's largest convergence service provider, Telkomsel is committed to continuously improving service quality and customer experience through the utilization of the latest technology. With the synergy of both Telkomsel and ZTE network technology capabilities to deliver a reliable and efficient high-speed internet experience, we hope to open up more impactful innovation opportunities to drive inclusive and sustainable progress."


Mei Zhonghua, SVP of ZTE, said, "We are excited to work with Telkomsel, the largest telecommunications company in Indonesia, to pioneer a future with a faster and more stable connectivity experience that can be utilized across a wider spectrum of applications. Telkomsel's confidence in using ZTE's technology solutions over the years demonstrates our high standards of service quality and commitment to staying at the forefront of technology innovation, paving the way for exceptional high-speed connectivity."


Trials of network utilization that implements AI technology with ZTE in the Network Edge AI solution are expected to support energy and resource efficiency by considering network loads, thereby enhancing the overall network experience. Meanwhile, with the 5G-Advanced solution, Telkomsel and ZTE will introduce Reconfigurable Intelligent Surface (RIS) technology to optimize signal range and RedCap to simplify the complexity of IoT and 5G device implementations in the industry.


In the Intelligent Home Network solution utilizing ZTE's Smart Cloud Platform (SCP), the management of Mesh Access Points (AP), IP Cameras (IPC), and Fiber-to-the-Room (FTTR) devices simultaneously will be combined with the utilization of AI to enhance the entertainment content experience, thus expected to complement Telkomsel's overall customer experience quality and strengthen Wi-Fi capabilities at home. This collaboration also opens up further opportunities to drive Telkomsel's internal digital transformation through the addition of insights into the utilization of the latest technology.


In their joint commitment to creating innovation in the field of telecommunications and driving digital transformation, Telkomsel and ZTE's strategic collaboration has brought forth several projects aimed at expanding inclusive and sustainable connectivity access. At MWC 2023, both companies jointly developed the utilization of 5G services for the enterprise segment in Indonesia. Concurrently, ZTE and Telkomsel are committed to enhancing capacity and broadband networks for maritime regions in Indonesia, which by the end of 2023 was materialized in the form of MarineMobile, a long-distance mobile communication solution designed to assist fishermen in overcoming the operational challenges they often face.


About Telkomsel (

Telkomsel is a leading digital telecommunication company that continues to open up more opportunities and possibilities by enabling digital connectivity, digital platforms, and digital services developed by prioritizing the benefits of technology for all levels of society across the country. Telkomsel has been consistently deploying 4G mobile broadband networks, developing 5G networks, and enriching innovative digital solutions, including Mobile Gaming, Digital Entertainment, Digital Lifestyle, Mobile Financial Services, Enterprise Solutions, and the Internet of Things. Telkomsel has also integrated IndiHome fixed broadband services as part of the company's commitment to implementing the leading Fixed Mobile Convergence in Indonesia. During its 28 years of existence, Telkomsel has served more than 158,3 million mobile customers and more than 8,5 million fixed (IndiHome-Consumer) across the nation. Supported by more than 233.000 BTS, with leading 4G and 5G broadband technology, Telkomsel has served 97 percent of Indonesia's population, dominating 65 percent of the total payload (mobile and fixed) broadband users throughout Indonesia. Catch more information about us on our official channel at,, Twitter @telkomsel, and Instagram @telkomsel, as well as Telkomsel's virtual assistant at MyTelkomsel app.


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