History

  • New strategy in place and trial 5G implementation

  • Celebrating 50 years of innovation
    towards building the nation

  • Liberated customers to experience digital freely

  • Indosat officially became
    Indosat Ooredoo.

  • Launch and commercialization of 4G services at 900 Mhz
    with speed up to 42 Mbps in major cities in Indonesia.

  • Commercialization of Indosat's 3G network with a frequency band of 900MHz.

  • The momentum to move forward as an organization focused on subscribers, reaching 58.5 million, supported by network enhancements and sustainable product innovations.

  • Began a complete transformation to become a company that is more focused and efficient through restructuring, modernization and mobile network expansion, and initiatives to reach operational excellence.

  • Qtel bought 24.19% of series B shares from the public, resulting it to be Indosat's majority shareholder with a 65% ownership. Subsequently, Qatar Telecom (Qtel) Q.S.C. (Qtel) under the name Ooredoo Asia Pte. Ltd. (was named Qtel Asia Pte. Ltd.) owned 65%, the Indonesian Government owned 14.29% and the public owned 20.71% of Indosat's shares. Indosat obtained a license for additional 3G frequency from the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology. Its subsidiary, IM2, won the tender for the WiMAX license held by the government.

  • Qatar Telecom (Qtel) Q.S.C. (Qtel), through Indonesia Communications Limited (ICLM) and Indonesia Communication Pte. Ltd. (ICLS), indirectly acquired 40.81% of Indosat's shares. The Indonesian Government and the public own the remaining 14.29% and 44.90% of the remaining shares respectively.

  • Obtained a 3G license and introduced the 3.5G service in Jakarta and Surabaya.

  • Indosat merged with its three subsidiaries, which include Satelindo, IM3 Ooredoo and Bimagraha, to become the leading mobile operator in Indonesia.

  • The Indonesian Government sold 8.10% of Indosat's shares to the public and then sold 41.94% to Singapore Technologies Telemedia Pte. Ltd (STT). This resulted in the Indonesian Government owning 15%, STT owning 41.94%, and the public owning 43.06% of Indosat's shares.

  • Indosat acquired a majority of mobile and International Direct Dialing (IDD) service company Satelindo's shares. Indosat established PT Indosat Multimedia Mobile (IM3) as a pioneer of GPRS and multimedia services in Indonesia.

  • Indosat became a public company listed on the Indonesia Stock Exchange (BEI) and New York Stock Exchange. The Indonesian Government and the Public owned 65% and 35% of the shares respectively.

  • Indosat expanded into becoming the first international company that was acquired and 100% owned by the Indonesian Government.

  • Indosat was established as the first foreign investment company in Indonesia that provides international telecommunication services using an international satellite.