Amsterdam, July 31, 2007 – Flash Networks, a world leader in mobile data Quality of Experience (QoE) management solutions, today announced that Telkomsel, an Indionesian operator with over 40 million subscribers, has implemented Flash Networks’ NettGain solution to improve the mobile data user quality of experience over GPRS and UMTS networks.
Nettgain delivers a faster, smoother and more consistent browsing experience for handsets and laptops providing operators with increased revenues due to an improved quality of user experience and lower capital and operating expenses due to a reduced network load. Strategically located on the main traffic route and overseeing 100% of data traffic, NettGain applies a variety of optimization mechanisms at the transport, application, and content layers.
“We believe a superior quality of experience gives our mobile Internet solutions a competitive edge”, commented Mr. Ivan C. Permana, General Manager Value Added Services and Data Communications Engineering with Telkomsel. “We selected Flash Networks due to their impressive acceleration results. In addition, the level of support and the ease of implementation confirmed that we made the right choice.”
Liam Galin, CEO of Flash Networks, said, “Telkomsel is the mobile market leader and the first operator to launch 3G in Indonesia. We are committed to the Asia Pacific market and we are proud to partner with such an innovative operator to accelerate adoption of the mobile Internet in this region.”
The solution was provided with Pyramid Indosolution, Flash Network’s local distributor.
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Flash Networks is a leading provider of quality-of-experience (QoE) solutions that accelerate mobile Internet adoption by empowering a fast, adaptive, safe, and personalized user experience. Flash’s innovative QoE platforms harmonize network infrastructure for lower capital and operating expenses while enabling the rapid introduction of revenue-generating mobile Internet services. With offices in Europe and North America, Flash Networks serves a growing installed base of over 40 top-tier mobile carriers worldwide such as T-Mobile, Vodafone and Orange.
Telkomsel is the leading operator of cellular telecommunications services in Indonesia. By the end of June 2007, Telkomsel had around 42 million customers, representing a market share of around 55%. Telkomsel provides GSM cellular services in Indonesia, through its own nationwide Dual band 900/1800 MHz GSM network, and internationally, through 268 international roaming partner in 155 countries (end of 2006). In September 2006, Telkomsel became the first operator in Indonesia to launch 3G services.
Telkomsel has the largest network coverage of any of the cellular operators in Indonesia, providing network coverage to over 90% of Indonesia’s population and is the only operator in Indonesia that covers all of the country’s provinces and counties, and all sub-counties (“kecamatan”) in Sumatra, Java, and Bali/Nusra. The company offers GSM dual-band (900 & 1800), GPRS, Wi-Fi, EDGE, and 3G technology
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