Nokia and Telkomsel to launch Nokia Messaging for Indonesian consumers
Jakarta, Indonesia - Telkomsel and Nokia today announced their collaboration to offer the Nokia Messaging service, which will be commercially available to Telkomsel subscribers from 26 December 2009 onwards. Telkomsel is the first operator in Indonesia to commercially launch this service which will allow users to enjoy easy access to mobile email on their Nokia devices. Telkomsel is also the first operator worldwide to offer Nokia Messaging for Instant Messaging to prepaid consumers.
"As the best and leading mobile lifestyle and solutions provider in the region, we always aim to deliver the best service to all of our customers. We have demonstrated our strong commitment to offering innovative mobile email solutions and are proud to be the first to deliver Nokia Messaging to the Indonesia market and the first to provide prepaid charging for Nokia Messaging's IM service to meet our consumers' needs," said Rachel Goh, Telkomsel's Vice President of Product Lifecycle Management.
"Offering easy set-up and access to several email accounts as well as Instant Messaging all on one device, Nokia Messaging has the potential to become as popular as SMS," said Bob McDougall, General Manager, Nokia Indonesia. "Today, we are pleased to announce Nokia Messaging together with Telkomsel, who will be joining other leading operators in Southeast Asia Pacific to offer this innovative service to their customers."
Nokia Messaging is an easy to set-up and easy to use push email service which allows user to mobilize up to ten personal email accounts on one device. Nokia Messaging supports all leading consumer email solutions, such as Gmail, Windows Live Hotmail and Yahoo! Mail as well as local email service providers. The user can read, send, smart forward, reply to emails, download, read and attach files directly on their mobile phone. Push email technology ensures fast delivery of email to the mobile phone as soon as the email arrives on the email server. Nokia Messaging also allows you to mobilize your IM accounts to enable users to chat with your friends conveniently.
Nokia Messaging service is supported on a wide range of Nokia devices, including the Nokia E71, Nokia E63 and Nokia E52. The service also comes onboard in the new Nokia E72 and Nokia E75.
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Telkomsel is owned by two major companies Telkom 65% and SingTel 35%. Telkomsel is a leading cellar telecommunications service provider with more than 50% of cellular users in Indonesia. Serving more than 82 million customers, Telkomsel is the 6th biggest cellular providers in the world in terms of customer base.
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