Indonesia Telecom Regulator, Badan Regulasi Telekomunikasi Indonesia (BRTI) rewarded telecom operators and stakeholders in a ceremony held on Nov 10 at Hotel Borobudur. Bakrie Telecom (Btel) received the Best Achievement Award for fixed line category, and Indosat was the best in cellular category. The selections were said to be based on consumer satisfaction and brand popularity (55% marks) and network performance (45%) and conducted by an independent research institution Frontier.
Best Achievement Award (Fixed Line): Bakrie Telecom, Runner up: PT Telkom
Best Achievement Award (Cellular): PT Indosat, Runner up: Excelcomindo Pratama
Award of Appreciation (Print Media): “Bisnis Indonesia”
Award of Appreciation (Broadcast Media): Metro TV
Award of Appreciation (Online Media): detikcom (detikINET)
Lifetime Achievement: Arnold P. Djiwatampu
(Reported by Juni Soehardjo in Jakarta)