AHRP was involved in the transaction advisory for International Satellite PPP Project tender which has been concluded on 3 May 2019 by the signing of the PPP contract. Together with Jones Day, AHRP acts as the legal advisor for the Govt in preparing the PPP contract by considering risk allocation, project revenue structure, institutional aspects, abatement regime, etc. PPP Contract is a key contractual document for overall project bankability and market acceptance. Our Partner Irawady Azwar has participated in this project since the preparation of its business case.
The project co will procure High Throughput Satellite to support at least 150 Gbps of managed data services assuming the use of up to 145,500 user terminals. The maximum availability payment provided for this project is around IDR 21 Trillion that is payable by the Govt to the project co during 15 years of operation period which is attributable to the availability of the satellite services.
The main objective of this national strategic project is to fulfill the unserved bandwidth demand in the least developed, frontier, outermost areas - and to develop and serve telecommunication and information accessibility across Indonesia. It is always our honor to support the Govt's infrastructure program in our work.