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Satellite problem knocks out thousands of ATMs in Indonesia

Link disrupted by shift in direction of Telkom-1's antenna; it may take two weeks before full service is restored

Bank Central Asia had around 5,700 of its ATMs, or 30 per cent of the total operated by the bank, affected by the outage. Some 15,000 ground sites across Indonesia were affected by the problem on the Telkom-1 satellite.


THOUSANDS of automated tellers machines (ATMs) and electronic card payment machines in Indonesia went offline over the weekend, and it might take two more weeks before full service is restored, after an outage from a satellite belonging to state-controlled telcom giant PT...

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