As part of the GSMA’s Connected Women Commitment Initiative, Indosat Ooredo has comitted to increase the proportion of women in their mobile internet customer base in Indonesia from 40 per cent to 43 per cent by 2020.
“The telecommunication industry has played an important role in the development of Indonesia’s economy over the last few years. Currently, Indonesia has 278 million mobile phone users — surpassing the number of our own population, over 250 million people — however the number of women access to mobile internet is only 13 million to date. We believe that empowering women through mobile connectivity can increase the welfare of Indonesia’s society. Many studies reference women is key for development of society. Indosat Ooredoo support GSMA’s Connected Women initiative, by committing to increase women access to mobile internet from 40 per cent to 43 per cent by 2020. With strong vision to become the leading digital telco in Indonesia, we believe Indosat Ooredoo can reach this goal”
Alexander Rusli, President Director and CEO, Indosat Ooredoo
EMPOWERING INDONESIAN WOMEN
The Women Connected to Mobile Internet initiative helps women in Indonesia to reap the full potential of mobile internet, by empowering them with the right skillsets to become business leaders in the digital economy. Indosat Ooredoo believes that empowering women through mobile connectivity can increase the welfare of Indonesia’s society.