Orange Business Services and PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia Announce Partnership to Provide Advanced Network Services Including IP VPN to Indonesian and Multinational Enterprises in the Country
Orange Business Services, PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia Partnership to Provide Advanced Network Services to Indonesian and Multinational Enterprises
Partnership to Meet Growing Demand for IP VPN Services
Orange Business Services, France Telecom Group’s division for worldwide enterprise communications services, and PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia (TELKOM), Indonesia’s leading telecommunications and network services provider, today announced a partnership to provide advanced network services including IP VPN to Indonesian and multinational enterprises in the country. At the same time, Orange also appointed TELKOM as a distributor of its global network services to meet the needs of TELKOM customers who are expanding in international markets.
These advanced IP VPN services will enable local and multinational companies in Indonesia to enhance business performance and increase competitiveness in the face of today’s challenging economic climate. The partnership reinforces Orange Business Services’ ongoing commitment to deliver integrated business communications services to countries in Asia Pacific.
Orange Business Services and TELKOM will help enterprise customers to consolidate their voice, data and application traffic onto a single network as well as implement sophisticated Orange business communications applications to improve operational efficiency. The partners currently support organizations in manufacturing, resources, logistics, financial services and government.
“Orange Business Services has the broadest network coverage of any telecommunications provider worldwide,” said Yee-May Leong, Orange Business Services, senior vice president, Asia Pacific. “We are focused on delivering innovative communications services that enable our enterprise customers to meet today’s urgent business priority to increase productivity, improve efficiency and reduce costs. Our partnership with TELKOM gives us the local capability in Indonesia to help enterprise customers create new business opportunities and find new markets.”
“As the principal provider of telecommunications services in Indonesia, TELKOM is focused on expanding and improving our service capabilities in Indonesia,” said Rinaldi Firmansyah, CEO of PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia. “We are pleased to partner Orange Business Services to deliver the sophisticated ICT solutions that companies in Indonesia need to remain globally competitive. Furthermore this cooperation will enhance our product portfolio to provide our corporate customers more choices with more reliable services, and at the end, it will give us the opportunity to serve our customers better.
“Due to the demanding market, we will be always developing other services by establishing more alliances with our partner. We believe it will strengthen our position as the leading full network and services provider.”
Orange Business Services operates the largest network in Asia Pacific with in-country capillarity comprising 157 international points of presence in 110 cities in 40 countries as well as an extensive IP VPN reach into 21 countries. In addition, Orange continues to invest in infrastructure in Southeast Asia to meet the demands of the market for DSL, Ethernet and Wifi. To complement its global network, Orange Business Services offers an industry-leading portfolio that includes fixed and mobile voice and data, network services, managed & IT services and outsourcing, all designed to expand and support business operations, implement new business processes and improve productivity. Our solutions deliver real business benefit and demonstrate a clear return on investment.
As a global telecom services provider, Orange Business Services continues to receive global recognition for its high quality products and services. It is the only operator to have received the “Best Global Operator” award at the World Communications Awards for three consecutive years in 2006, 2007 and 2008. It is also the world’s first ISO 15408 certified operator for the security of its international IP VPN.
In January 2009, Orange Business Services was awarded three key ISO certificates for Service Management, Quality Management and Security Management in recognition of its quality management systems and efficiency of processes. The company was also named a leader in the 2009 Gartner Magic Quadrant Report for Global Network Service Providers. Orange also received Telemark’s 2009 World Record Award for outstanding customer satisfaction levels.
Orange is the key brand of France Telecom, one of the world’s leading telecommunications operators. With 123 million customers, the Orange brand now covers Internet, television and mobile services in the majority of countries where the Group operates. At the end of 2008, France Telecom had consolidated sales of 53.5 billion euros and a customer base of more than 182 million customers in 30 countries. These include 122 million mobile customers worldwide and 13 million broadband Internet (ADSL) customers in Europe. Orange is the number three mobile operator and the number one provider of broadband Internet services in Europe and, under the brand Orange Business Services, is one of the world leaders in providing telecommunication services to multinational companies.
The Group’s strategy, which is characterized by a strong focus on innovation, convergence and effective cost management, aims to establish Orange as an integrated operator and benchmark for new telecommunications services in Europe. Today the Group remains focused on its core activities as a network operator, while working to develop its position in new growth activities. To meet customer expectations, the Group strives to provide products and services that are simple and user-friendly, while maintaining a sustainable and responsible business model that can be adapted to the requirements of a fast-paced and changing eco-system.
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PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk (TELKOM) is the largest full information and communications (InfoComm) service and network provider in Indonesia. TELKOM provides fixed wirelines, fixed wireless, cellular as well as data & Internet and network interconnection services, both directly and through its associate companies and subsidiaries. TELKOM serves more than 63 million customers, consisting of 8.7 million fixed wireline subscribers, 6.4 million fixed wireless subscribers and 47.9 million cellular subscribers (December 31, 2007).
Along with TELKOM’s vision to become a leading Infocomm company in the region as well as to realize the TELKOM Goal 3010, the Company has undertaken various efforts to maintain its superior position for all of its products and services. The results of such efforts are reflected in its product market share and superior service compared to other telecommunication providers. With such achievements and recognition, including the size of its market share, business portfolio, financial performance and its potential future growth, TELKOM is moving to become the best Indonesian corporate model.
For more information: www.telkom.co.id