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I'll be in Jakarta for two months and would like mobile internet for my laptop so I can get some work done...
Could anyone give me some (affordable) recommendation on this?
I would think one year subscriptions are the norm, but I could only use the internet during 2 months time...


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If you buy your own modem, you can use IM2 (Indosat) for just two months if you like. No contract if you don't want to.

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there are many options, many pre-paid package from different providers are available.
you can just directly go to places called 'grapari telkomsel' or 'galeri indosat' and the people there will help you.


fred uk
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Easy answer.
Buy a mobile dongle. It will cost between 500,000 and 1.2 million.
Just bang a SIM card inside and it will work. Get the dealer to register it for you.

I use IM2 but that costs to set up. Worth it over time but maybe better for IM3 or maybe XL if little use and only over a couple of months.

The dongles are all bought unlocked so you can use it back in your home country with your local sim card.

fred uk
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Correction to my above.
I've now seen dongles at just over Rp300,000

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