Jakarta, 10 May 2021, PT XL Axiata Tbk (XL Axiata) continues to strive to expand its XL HOME fiber network to various cities in a number of provinces. One of the steps taken is to collaborate with fiber optic network provider company FiberStar. Through this cooperation, it is hoped that the expansion of XL Home service coverage can be carried out more quickly.
Director & Chief Commercial Officer - Home and Enterprise of XL Axiata, Abhijit Navalekar said, "With the support of FiberStar we hope to immediately realize the provision of XL Home networks in a number of cities that become the market target, including outside Java. In addition, we are also optimistic that we will be able to increase the number of home-passed to as many as 650 thousand by the end of 2021, so that it can encourage an increase in sales of up to 30% ".
According to Abhijit, the demand for XL HOME services continues to increase in line with the community's need to be able to study and work from home during the pandemic period of the past year. In this last year period, the number of home-passed increased by 100% to 540 thousand. Apart from prime, fast and stable internet access quality, customers also get the benefit from various entertainment channels that are presented in the XL HOME product package.
President Director of FiberStar, Sugiharto Darmakusuma also said FiberStar will continue to support the XL HOME plan by focusing on increasing the number of homepass in order to further expand their services. This is in accordance with the mission of FiberStar in the development of digitization in Indonesia. The collaboration between FiberStar and XL HOME strives to help more people to do many activities from home.
XL HOME provides super-fast and stable fiber optic home internet service at a very affordable price. The XL HOME internet package has also been equipped with XL HOME Entertainment Box with the latest Android technology. This technology can turn customers' ordinary TVs into smart TVs that can access high-quality entertainment shows from our world-class partners, such as Netflix, CATCHPLAY +, iflix, as well as national and international channels through the Vidio application, to Youtube and various applications on the Google Playstore.
Currently, XL HOME has served customers in the Greater Jakarta, Yogyakarta, Denpasar, Makassar, Balikpapan, Banjarmasin, and Banjarbaru areas. Furthermore, there are also in Medan, Palembang, Bandung, Cirebon, Surabaya, Gresik, and Sidoarjo.
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