View all newsletters
Receive our newsletter - data, insights and analysis delivered to you
  1. Technology
March 28, 1988

CONSTRUCTION COMPANY BUILT ITS OWN TELEPHONE EXCHANGE IN INDONESIA

By CBR Staff Writer

Innovation and self-sufficiency are the watchwords in the archipelago of islands that make up Indonesia, but an eyebrow or two has to be raised at the story that a construction company, PT Nusa Kirana Real Estate, was so frustrated at the lack of telephones for a new development just eight miles north of Jakarta, where waiting lists for phones are legendary, that it built its own $4m, 2,000 line telephone exchange: since telecommunications is a state monopoly, the exchange had to be handed over to the government once it was completed – but the Ministry of Tourism is sending the firm a letter of appreciation.

Topics in this article :
Websites in our network
Select and enter your corporate email address Tech Monitor's research, insight and analysis examines the frontiers of digital transformation to help tech leaders navigate the future. Our Changelog newsletter delivers our best work to your inbox every week.
  • CIO
  • CTO
  • CISO
  • CSO
  • CFO
  • CDO
  • CEO
  • Architect Founder
  • MD
  • Director
  • Manager
  • Other
Visit our privacy policy for more information about our services, how New Statesman Media Group may use, process and share your personal data, including information on your rights in respect of your personal data and how you can unsubscribe from future marketing communications. Our services are intended for corporate subscribers and you warrant that the email address submitted is your corporate email address.
THANK YOU