The distant awaited iPhone 3G will be launched on March 21 in Indonesia and will be available on retail market starting March 23. The country’s biggest operator Telkomsel, the sole operator, will team-up with four major distributors, to sell the Apple’s shiny devices.
The price, according to 3GWeek, will touch more than IDR 10 million, roughly equals to US$ 900 (1 US$ = IDR 12,000). According to a local blog Ndorokakung, with IDR2.5 million upfront plus IDR750,000 monthly installment for 18 months, users can bring their 8 GB iPhone 3G home.
The country’s first operator to launch 3G services in September 2006 had 67 million customers or more than 50% market share. The operator had the biggest 3G community with more than 6.2 million subscribers in more than 120 cities.
Orginal post by Budi Putra