Jakarta, 28 Juni 2019 –
Telkomsel receives another international recognition for its innovation and contribution in Indonesia digital landscape. Frost & Sullivan Asia-Pacific named Telkomsel to be "Indonesia Digital Service Provider of the Year" during the 2019 Frost & Sullivan Asia-Pacific Best Practices Awards event in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on June 26, 2019.
Crispin Tristram, Head of Digital Lifestyle Telkomsel said, "We would like to show our gratitude to Frost & Sullivan for naming Telkomsel as the Indonesia Digital Service Provider of the Year. We are deeply honored to be recognized on the international level. This award is a fitting testament to Telkomsel’s commitment in accelerating the development and utilization of digital technology in Indonesia. "
Frost & Sullivan’s global team of analysts and consultants reveal digital service is a fast-growing segment of Indonesia’s economy due to the increasing availability of inexpensive phones and mobile Internet access, and the growing demand for financial technology and payment gateways. Start-ups and small and medium enterprises are also tapping the digital space in the country.
In line with Telkomsel’s commitment in providing the best digital services, the company has been expanding its portfolio to include Digital Lifestyle, Mobile Financial Services, Digital Advertising, Digital Banking, Big Data and Internet of Things (IoT). Telkomsel also continues to encourage more digital innovations by creating a platform which focuses on startup developments, such as the NextDev, Telkomsel Innovation Center (TINC) and Telkomsel Innovation Partners (TMI). Both, the portfolio and the platforms, are fundamental in accelerating the development of digital ecosystem in Indonesia.
“Going forward, Telkomsel will continue to scale-up our Digital Services business more rapidly through innovations and partnership along with developing the digital ecosystem in Indonesia. We are pleased to be serving hundreds of millions customers in the country with advanced network and various digital products and services and provide the best solutions to meet customer needs across the country. This is a part of our strategy in transforming Telkomsel into a digital telco company to build digital Indonesia, "closed Crispin.
In addition to Digital Services portfolio’s expansion, Telkomsel continuously focuses on creating digital products such as MAXstream, Dunia Games and Langit Musik that can be enjoyed by everyone and meeting their digital lifestyle needs.
MAXstream is a one-stop video portal featuring original content, movies, TV shows, live streaming and cartoon from various video-on-demand and international TV channels. Since it was launched in mid 2018, MAXstream has been one of the most popular video streaming services in Indonesia and has been downloaded for more than 16 million times.
Dunia Games is the number one gaming portal and media platform in Indonesia owned by Telkomsel with more than 4 million monthly visitors, featuring game articles, reviews, videos and other entertainment program including coupon or voucher purchase through Direct Carrier Billing available on PC and mobile games. Meanwhile, Langit Musik is a digital music service that gives subscribers access to legally download and stream more than 6 million song catalagues, including local catalogue such as pop, indie, and traditional.