Indonesia’s XL Axiata Chooses Juniper Networks SRX for Major Gateway Upgrade

Juniper Networks’ high-end firewalls have been deployed by Indonesian mobile service provider PT XL Axiata Tbk (XL) – which is 86.5% owned by Axiata Group Bhd, and 13.3% by Emirates Telecommunications Corp (Etisalat) - to expand the capacity of its Internet access gateway infrastructure.

Implementation of the award-winning Juniper Networks SRX5800 Services Gateways paves the way for XL to continue the aggressive expansion of its customer base and support rapidly rising demand for data services.

PT XL Axiata Tbk (formerly PT Excelcomindo Pratama Tbk), also known as XL, is an Indonesia-based mobile telecommunications services operator. The operator's coverage includes Java, Bali and Lombok as well as the principal cities in and around Sumatra, Kalimantan and Sulawesi. XL offers data communication, broadband Internet, mobile communication and 3G services over GSM 900, GSM 1800 networks. XL was the first private mobile services operator in the country, starting commercial operations on 8 October 1996.

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