FiberStar Signs MOU With Huawei to Jointly Build Ultra-Broadband Network


[Bali, Indonesia, April 8, 2019] Recently, FiberStar Indonesia signed a Memorandum Of Understanding (MOU) with Huawei at the Huawei ISP Summit Asia Pacific 2019 in Bali, agreeing to further deepen cooperation in addition to building a high-speed optical fiber network. The two parties share the same vision to unlock the potential of Indonesia’s digital economy by expanding the coverage of the country’s infrastructure network leveraging advanced technologies.


FiberStar and Huawei signed a MOU at the Huawei ISP Summit Asia Pacific 2019

In 2019, FiberStar partnered with Huawei to build a 1 Tbit/s backbone DWDM network that connects Jakarta to Surabaya. Submarine cables and terrestrial cables form a ring network with a total length of more than 3,000 kilometers. Among some sites, the length of a single span exceeds 350 kilometers. Building on the successful cooperation for optical network deployment, FiberStar will further strengthen cooperation with Huawei in the field of fixed networks and data centers to jointly promote the digital transformation of Indonesia.

Thomas Dragono, co-founder and director of FiberStar, said: “Being the pioneer of Indonesia’s neutral infrastructure service, and considering Huawei’s advancement in the optical communications field, we have both decided to explore a deeper and stronger partnership. The consensus on the advantages of optical network technologies and evolution trends are the basis of cooperation between both parties. We will leverage the advanced DWDM and MPLS technology to expand the coverage of networks in Indonesia, and further facilitate the growth of the digital economy in Indonesia.”

Daniel Zhou, President of Huawei South Pacific Enterprise Business Group, said, “As the Asia-Pacific Internet industry accelerates cloudification, Huawei provides leading and innovative solutions for ICT infrastructure including cloud, data center, and network to help customers build open, flexible, agile, and secure infrastructure platform to accelerate business innovation and remain competitive in the digital era.”

Established in 2014, FiberStar is a network infrastructure focused subsidiary of Indonesia’s biggest conglomerate, the Salim Group. In a short time, FiberStar has emerged as one of the fastest growing infrastructure service providers, with coverage in 92 cities across Indonesia and connecting the nation’s main islands, including Sumatra, Java, Bali, Kalimantan, and Sulawesi. FiberStar is Indonesia’s pioneer and biggest carrier-neutral infrastructure provider. It provides fair and neutral network connections for more than 90 Internet service providers, TV network operators, and mobile operators.

Currently, in over 700 cities around the world, 211 of Fortune Global 500 and 48 of Fortune Global 100 have selected Huawei as their partner for digital transformation. Huawei has provided solutions for more than 1,000 Internet companies and DC service providers in more than 50 countries, helping them cope with the pressure of operational restructuring and infrastructure and complete digital transformation.