The Bank Group's first funding for Indonesia's telecommunications sector will support the country's ongoing five-year improvement and expansion program.
The telecommunciations funding, in the form of an IDA credit, will support the work of Perusahaan Umum Telekomunikasi (PERUMTEL), the state-owned corporation responsible for telephone services in Indonesia. Project financing will contribute to PERUMTEL's Five-Year Development Program, which aims to increase telephone stations, improve long distance communications, and enable other technical and infrastructure improvements to the country's telephone network.
The project profile contains an overview of the project, financial details, and a list of project documents and archival record folders related to the project.
Aug. 31, 1971
The World Bank's first loan to Indonesia in the telecommunications sector is discussed.
The report reviews Indonesia's telecommunications sector and existing telecommunications facilities and provides a description of the project.
The report evaluates the completed project and describes implementation issues. The Project Completion Report, also included, describes the project's impacts.
July 6, 1970
The memo contains a list of participants and a description of decisions made (1787137).
July 8, 1970
The press release calls improvement to Indonesia's telecommunications services "one of the country's most urgent needs" (1787137).
Aug. 11, 1969
In this semi-regular report to the World Bank Group president, Resident Staff Director Bell reports on various projects and activities, including progress on the telecommunications loan (1787155).
Among those present are Mr. Mardjuni of the Indonesian Embassy and IDA Vice President J. Burke Knapp (1723780; Credit: The World Bank).