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As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  • The article I(we) have submitted to the Buletin Pos dan Telekomunikasi for review is original, has been written by the stated author(s) and has not been published elsewhere.

  • The article is not currently being considered for publication by any other journal and will not be submitted for such review while under review by this journal.

  • The article contains no libelous or other unlawful statements and does not contain any materials that violate any personal or proprietary rights of any other person or entity.

  • We have obtained written permission from copyright owners for any excerpts from copyrighted works (if any)  that are included and have credited the sources in our article.

  • In case the article was prepared jointly with other authors, I have informed the the co-author(s) and I have authorization to submit the article to Buletin Pos dan Telekomunikasi.

  • The submission file is in Microsoft Word

  • The text is 1.15-spaced; uses a 11-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.

  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines

  • References are written in APA Style. The number of references is not less than 10 with at least 7 primary references. Primary references are include journal, conference paper, thesis, disertation and all kinds of published research reports. All refferences  come from source published in last 7 years.

  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.


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  3. Since June 2020, Buletin Pos dan Telekomunikasi only accepts submissions written in English.
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  9. Review Policy. Each received article/manuscript will go through the process of double blind review. Acceptance or rejection will be under the following provision:
    • The topic of submission is in accordance with scope of Buletin Pos dan Telekomunikasi. Plese vist Focus and Scope Page for details
    • Fulfillment of the standards/requirements of publication especially that are stated in this guidelines;
    • Contribution of research to knowledge and science, society, development of technology, and policy in the field of Post and Telecommunications.


  1. Template. Prepare and submit your manuscript on the provided template. Please download the template here.
  2. Manuscript. The manuscript should contain at least 4,000 words and should not exceed 20 pages including embedded figures, tables, references, and appendices (if any). the file should be in Microsoft Office (.doc/.docx). It should be written with word processing software on A4 size paper. Please follow the rules regarding font's size, type, spacing, style as used in the template.
  3. Title, Abstract and Keywords
    • The title is written using Times New Roman 16, bold, left aligned.
    • Abstracts consists of no more than 200 words, Times New Roman 9, 1-spaced, contains the essence of the article and includes a brief background, objectives, methods, and main  findings of the study. Abstract must be written in a single paragraph.
    • Keywords are written in English, 3-5 words/phrases and consist of important words/phrases of your article.
  4. Author's name, affiliation, affiliation address and email. State clearly and include country's name on your affiliation address.
  5. Introduction.State adequate background, issues, objectives., and research gap, and your manuscript contributions.
  6. Literature review/related work/desktop study. This chapter contains relevant theoritical views,  similar/relevant previous works.
  7. Method. Use a scientific method relevant to your work, including data collection technique (for instance literature study, observation, surveys, interviews, Focus Group Discussion, etc), data source, and analysis method 
  8. Result and Discussion. Results should be clear, concise and not in the form of raw data. Discussion should explore the significance of the results of the work, not repeat them. Compare your findings with others and provide sufficient discussions.
  9. Conclusion. Conclusion should lead the reader to important matter of the paper. Authors are allowed to include suggestion or recommendation in this section. Write conclusion, suggestion and/or recommendation in narrative form (avoid of using bulleting and numbering)
  10. Acknowledgments. Authors may include the statement of contributorship here. For example, "The main contributors to this work are [authors' full name]" or "All authors contributed equally to this work". Besides, it is highly recommended to acknowledge a person and/or organizations helping author(s) in many ways. Sponsor and financial support acknowledgments should be included in this section. Should you have lots of parties to be acknowledged, state your acknowledgments only in one paragraph. Avoid of using bulleting and numbering in this section
  11. References
    • References must be written in APA-Style format and it is mandatory to use a reference manager application, i.e., Mendeley and Zotero.
    • The number of references are not less than 10 with at least 8 primary references. All refferences must come from source published in last 8 years to prove that the study is relevant with the recent condition of knowledge and science development.
    • When references are obtained from the internet, it is not allowed to cite from wikipedia, personal blog, or non scientific website. the website must be reliable.
    • References must be sorted by author name in ascending order
    • Authors are not allowed to include a reference in the form of footnotes or endnotes.
  1. Appendix (if any)


  1. Heading. Authors are allowed to write heading up to level 3, the provision as follows:

          1. Heading 1: Times New Roman 11, bold, left-aligned (Style : BPostel Heading 1)

          1.1. Heading 2: Times New Roman 11, left aligned (Style : BPostel Heading 2)

          1.1.1. Heading 3: Times New Roman 11, left aligned (Style : BPostel Heading 3)

          Should you needs more numbering style, please refer to this rule:







          It is prohibited to use "bullets" in entire manuscript

  1. Figure.Each figure/graphic must be accompanied with Figure's number indicates the order of figures. Figure's number does not include chapter number (i.e Figure 1, Figure 2, etc.). Numbering and title are written below corresponding figure/graphic and center justified. Figure/graphic's source is written in parentheses after the title

  2. Table. Each table must be accompanied with Table's number indicates the order of Tables. Table's number does not include chapter number (eg Table 1, Table 2, etc.). Number and title of the table are written above the table and center justified. Tables are presented without vertical lines. Table's source is placed under the table and left justified. Table contents must be editable and not in the form of images.

  1. Mathematical Equation/Formula. The mathematical equation should be written clearly, and must be numbered without including the number of chapters and equipped with information as needed.
  1. The following are examples of writing bibliography in APA style

Book (1 author)

Latan, H. (2012). Structural Equation Modeling, Konsep dan Aplikasi menggunakan program Lisrel 8.80 (Kesatu., p. 37). Bandung: CV Alfabeta.

Book (more than 1 author)

Sarwono, J., & Budiono, H. (2012). Statistik Terapan, Aplikasi Untuk Riset Skripsi, Tesis dan Disertasi menggunakan SPSS, AMOS dan Excel (Kesatu., p. 56). Jakarta: PT Elex Media Komputindo.


Cushing, B.E (1991). Sistem Informasi Akuntansi dan Organisasi Perusahaan. Edisi ke 3. Diterjemahkan oleh : Kosasih. Jakarta : R. Erlangga

Thesis, Disertation

Basit, A. (2009). Dimensioning of LTE Network Description of Models and Tool , Coverage and Capacity Estimation of 3GPP Long Term Evolution radio interface. Helsinki University of Technology.

Journal (printed version)

Ariansyah, K. (2013). Proyeksi Pertumbuhan Jumlah Pelanggan Radio Trunking Terrestrial dengan Analisis Runtun Waktu. Buletin Pos Dan Telekomunikasi, 11(1), 77–92.

Journal (online version)

Ariansyah, K. (2015). Estimasi kebutuhan spektrum untuk memenuhi target rencana pita lebar Indonesia di wilayah perkotaan. Buletin Pos Dan Telekomunikasi, 13(2), 115–132. doi:10.17933/bpostel.2015.130202


Liu, Y., Yan, S., & Yang, O. (2012). Cooperative Spectrum Detection Technology. In Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Computer Application and System Modeling (pp. 324–327). Paris, France: Atlantis Press. doi:10.2991/iccasm.2012.81

Oline Documents

Creswell, J. W. (2003). Research Design : Qualitative, Quantitative. and Mixed Methods Approaches. Sage Publications, Inc. Sage Publications, Inc. Retrieved September 12, 2013, from http://isites.harvard.edu/fs/docs/icb.topic1334586.files/2003_Creswell_A Framework for Design.pdf


McCall, T. (2015). Understanding the Chief Data Officer Role. Retrieved November 15, 2015, from http://www.gartner.com/smarterwithgartner/understanding-the-chief-data-officer-role/