Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison (Indosat) continues its stellar operational and financial performance following its impactful merger. Embracing the spirit of collaboration, Indosat aims to empower Indonesia. In recognition of the company's numerous initiatives in achieving its goals, Vikram Sinha, President Director and CEO of Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison, was honored as CEO of the Year at the Selular Award 2023. In addition, Indosat Ooredoo won multiple awards, including Operator of the Year, Best Fiber to the Home Performance and Best Gaming Operator.
Sinha expressed his gratitude, saying, "I am delighted to receive this award. This moment is a testament to the hard work of everyone involved, including Indosat employees, partners and the support of our loyal customers. Indosat will continue to deliver marvelous experiences to all stakeholders and become the main collaborator in pursuing our goal of empowering Indonesia by accelerating the nation's digital transformation.”
The CEO of The Year award was given to Sinha in recognition of Indosat's exceptional performance under his leadership. Vikram Sinha has significantly contributed to the company's growth and development following the merger. As of March 31, 2023, Indosat had accumulated revenues of Rp11.94 trillion, representing a 10% YoY growth, while EBITDA reached Rp5.33 trillion, a 22% YoY increase, during Q1 2023. Furthermore, the successful integration of the MOCN network into more than 46,000 sites across Indonesia reflects the company's rapid transformation amid an increasingly competitive telecommunications industry.
Selular Award 2023, in its 20th edition, was themed "Moving to the Next Level." This award ceremony was organized by Selular Media Network in recognition of the ICT industry as a whole, particularly its telecommunications companies, network vendors, handset vendors and other reputable technology companies, for their contributions to society through their outstanding services in Indonesia. The determination of the award is based solely on strategic achievements, according to the assessment conducted by Selular Award.
In addition to the Selular Award ceremony, the 6th Selular Congress 2023 was also held, featuring notable figures in the industry. This year's theme was "Cross-Industry Synergy Driving Digitalization and Economic Growth." The accompanying discussion panel included, among others, Muhammad Buldansyah, Director and Chief Business Officer of Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison.