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In pictures: Papua gets connected
Gaining trust

There was a lot of scepticism at first about the benefits of building the station.

Promises of development have often gone unfulfilled here and many local people are angry at what they see as neglect from the central government in Jakarta.

Papua generates large amounts of money thanks to its vast natural resources, but the region remains desperately under-developed.

The editor of KBR68H, who spearheaded the project, says it took many meetings before locals began to trust in it.

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