Sunday, 20 August 2017

Telin CTO Nanang Hendarno talks technology evolution, market challenges, and the keys to success in his role

 A Knowledge Network Interview by Total Telecom for Telin


Friday 11 November 16

PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia International (Telin) is on a mission to become a hub for international communications utilising its existing network of submarine cables, while transforming itself into a digital telco and a key player in the data centre market in Asia Pacific and beyond, explains CTO Nanang Hendarno.   Telin, a subsidiary of state-owned telecoms and network service provider PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia, focuses on international telecommunication services and expanding the parent company’s overseas business.   Hendarno explained that Telin – like most communications service providers (CSPs) - is in the process of adapting to a rapidly changing market place, both in terms of growing international data traffic and the fast paced evolution of technology.   The CTO explained that his role is key in a market where ever shorter technology lifecycles make it harder to develop new business cases and models based on those new technologies. “It requires good decisions from myself on the business and technology strategy,” he said.    Investment in new technologies is another area that must be carefully navigated by a CTO, Hendarno said. Telin is seeing the amount of traffic on its networks double every year, as part of a broader – rapid – rise in Indonesia’s internet data traffic. Matching such soaring demand for data requires Telin and other CSPs to deploy new technologies, which requires ever greater annual investment in new technologies.&nbsp…

PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia International (Telin) is on a mission to become a hub for international communications utilising its existing network of submarine cables, while transforming itself into a digital telco and a key player in the data centre market in Asia Pacific and beyond, explains CTO Nanang Hendarno.   Telin, a subsidiary of state-owned telecoms and network service provider PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia, focuses on international telecommunication services and expanding the parent company’s overseas business.   Hendarno explained that Telin – like most communications service providers (CSPs) - is in the process of adapting to a rapidly changing market place, both in terms of growing international data traffic and the fast paced evolution of technology.   The CTO explained that his role is key in a market where ever shorter technology lifecycles make it harder to develop new business cases and models based on those new technologies. “It requires good decisions from myself on the business and technology strategy,” he said.    Investment in new technologies is another area that must be carefully navigated by a CTO, Hendarno said. Telin is seeing the amount of traffic on its networks double every year, as part of a broader – rapid – rise in Indonesia’s internet data traffic. Matching such soaring demand for data requires Telin and other CSPs to deploy new technologies, which requires ever greater annual investment in new technologies.&nbsp…

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