Jakarta. State-owned telecommunications service provider Telkom Indonesia said in a press release on Sunday that it has repaired 80 percent of its base transceiver stations that were damaged in in last month's devastating earthquake and tsunami in Central Sulawesi.
The company's backbone network in the province has meanwhile been fully restored.
"We're grateful that we have now succeeded in fully restoring our backbone network and 80 percent of our base transceiver stations. We will do our best to fully restore the communication network in Palu to its original state," Telkom spokesman Arif Prabowo said.
The company said it has deployed hundreds of technical experts, power generators and mobile transceiver stations to achieve this.
Arif said Telkom, state utility Perusahaan Listrik Negara and state energy company Pertamina would continue to cooperate in restoring power, the fuel supply and communications in the area.