Indonesian internet charges may drop by half in 4 years

The Indonesian telecommunications regulatory body is preparing a number of policies in order to gradually lower Internet charges, currently among the highest in the world, by 50 percent within four years reports The Jakarta Post.Aside from introducing new regulations and holding tenders for the development of the network, the government also plans to make a number of technical improvements next year, including better Internet protocol (IP) address and Internet exchange (IX) management, improved domain-name service administration, and migration from IP version 4 to IP version 6 the report in The Jakarta Post concludes.For more information, see the article in The Jakarta Post. The article may be available from www.thejakartapost.com/detailbusiness.asp?fileid=20071226.G01, otherwise go to the archive for the date of December 26, 2007.