Indonesia's Telkomsel Signs MOU with Huawei to Cooperate on Building a Fully Connected Digital Indonesia

BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Indonesia's leading mobile operator Telkomsel and Huawei signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) during this year's Mobile Word Congress (MWC 2019) in Barcelona. Both parties will cooperate to accelerate ecosystem and infrastructure development towards achieving the development of Digital Indonesia. This MoU will see Telkomsel and Huawei cooperating on future evolution, technology innovation via Joint Innovation Center 5.0, digital services exploration and talent development to position Telkomsel well for supporting the building of Digital Indonesia.

Telkomsel and Huawei signed a MoU to cooperate in accelerating ecosystem and infrastructure development towards achieving the development of Digital Indonesia. (standing left to right: CEO PT Telkom Group Alex J Sinaga & Deputy Chairman & Rotating CEO Huawei Guo Ping. Sitting left to right: CEO PT Telkomsel Ririek Adriansyah & President Southern Pacific Region Huawei Jeffrey Liu)
Telkomsel and Huawei signed a MoU to cooperate in accelerating ecosystem and infrastructure development towards achieving the development of Digital Indonesia. (standing left to right: CEO PT Telkom Group Alex J Sinaga & Deputy Chairman & Rotating CEO Huawei Guo Ping. Sitting left to right: CEO PT Telkomsel Ririek Adriansyah & President Southern Pacific Region Huawei Jeffrey Liu)

Signing the MoU on behalf of Telkomsel, President Director Mr Ririek Adriansyah said, "As the leading mobile operator in Indonesia, Telkomsel has the responsibility to develop the ICT infrastructure to help Indonesia achieve Digital Indonesia 2025 vision. We are happy to cooperate with Huawei to advance ICT development in support of Digital Indonesia."

Mr Jeffery Liu, President of Huawei South Pacific Region said, "We are very delighted to cooperate with Telkomsel, Indonesia's leading mobile operator, to build a Digital Indonesia together. A good and reliable ICT infrastructure is the foundation of any digital economy. With Telkomsel's market leading network coverage and network experience in Indonesia and Huawei's technological innovation, I am very confident we can develop a robust ICT infrastructure together to achieve Digital Indonesia 2025 vision."

MWC 2019 will be held from February 25 to 28 in Barcelona, Spain. Huawei is showcasing its products and solutions at booth 1H50 in Fira Gran Via Hall 1, booth 3I30 in Hall 3, the Innovation City zone in Hall 4, and booth 7C21 and 7C31 in Hall 7. For more information, please visit http://www.huawei.com/mwc2019/ .

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About Telkomsel (www.telkomsel.com)

Telkomsel is Indonesia’s largest mobile operator with more than 168 million subscribers. To serve customers all over Indonesia, including in remote areas, outer islands and border areas, Telkomsel has built more than 184,000 BTSs. Telkomsel has consistently implemented the latest mobile technology, as well as being the first mobile operator in Indonesia to run a network trial of 5G technology. Entering digital era, Telkomsel has been continuously developing a wide range of digital business, such as Digital Advertising, Digital Lifestyle, Mobile Financial Services, and Internet of Things. To serve the needs of customers, Telkomsel operates a 24-hour call center and GraPARI service centers across Indonesia. www.telkomsel.com/en

About Huawei (www.huawei.com)

Huawei is a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider. Our aim is to enrich life and improve efficiency through a better connected world, acting as a responsible corporate citizen, innovative enabler for the information society, and collaborative contributor to the industry. Driven by customer-centric innovation and open partnerships, Huawei has established an end-to-end ICT solutions portfolio that gives customers competitive advantages in telecom and enterprise networks, devices and cloud computing. Huawei's 170,000 employees worldwide are committed to creating maximum value for telecom operators, enterprises and consumers. Our innovative ICT solutions, products and services are used in more than 170 countries and regions, serving over one-third of the world's population. Founded in 1987, Huawei is a private company fully owned by its employees.

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