Telecommunications

Telephones - main lines in use

38.618 million (2011)

Telephones - mobile cellular 

249.8 million (2011)

Telephone system 

general assessment: domestic service includes an interisland microwave system, an HF radio police net, and a domestic satellite communications system; international service good 

domestic: coverage provided by existing network has been expanded by use of over 200,000 telephone kiosks many located in remote areas; mobile-cellular subscribership growing rapidly 

international: country code - 62; landing point for both the SEA-ME-WE-3 and SEA-ME-WE-4 submarine cable networks that provide links throughout Asia, the Middle East, and Europe; satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (1 Indian Ocean and 1 Pacific Ocean)

Broadcast media 

mixture of about a dozen national TV networks - 2 public broadcasters, the remainder private broadcasters - each with multiple transmitters; more than 100 local TV stations; widespread use of satellite and cable TV systems; public radio broadcaster operates 6 national networks as well as regional and local stations; overall, more than 700 radio stations with more than 650 privately-operated (2008)

Radio broadcast stations 

AM 678, FM 43, shortwave 82 (1998)

Television broadcast stations 

54 local TV stations (11 national TV networks; each with its group of local transmitters) (2006)

Internet country code

.id

Internet hosts

1.344 million (2012)

Internet users

20 million (2009)

Public services: Monday - Friday
09.00-12.00 and 15.00-16.00
The Embassy closes on the Indonesian and Dutch national holidays

Holiday 2018

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