In partnership with three Indonesian telecommunication providers—Telkomsel of PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia Persero Tbk (IDX:TLKM), PT XL Axiata Tbk (IDX:EXCL) and PT Indosat Tbk (IDX:ISAT)—Alphabet Inc (nasdaq:GOOG) will launch the trial of Project Loon to distribute internet connection with 900 MHz throughout Indonesia this year. But the project has been largely criticized by many Indonesian information technology experts, on Sunday (Jan. 17), we managed to speak to Onno Widodo Purbo, an Indonesian IT expert about alternative technology to distribute telco connection.

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