Indonesia limits foreign ownership of premium call services


Posted by on May 10, 2007  /  1 Comments

The Indonesian government is to limit foreign investment in premium call, premium SMS and courier services as they are “businesses to be set aside for domestic small-and medium-scale enterprises.”

The Indonesian Communication and Information Minister, Sofyan Djalil, said, “As we know, foreign investors can control up to 95 percent of businesses in all the telecoms sectors, but we have decided that foreign investment in jut a few telecommunications sub-sectors should be limited and left to local entrepreneurs.” Read more.

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  1. Indonesia limits foreign ownership of premium call services » LIRNEasia – a regional ICT policy and regulation think tank active across the Asia Pacific great article thank you.