Jasper and Telkomsel Launch New Internet of Things Services in Indonesia
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIFORNIA, USA & JAKARTA, 21 November 2014 – Jasper, the pioneer in cloud-based IoT service platforms for the Internet of Things (IoT), and Telkomsel, Indonesia’s largest mobile operator and world’s sixth biggest mobile operator, today announced an agreement to bring Internet of Things (IoT)/Machine-to-Machine (M2M) services to businesses across Indonesia.
Companies throughout the Indonesian market are profiting from innovative business made possible through embedded connectivity. Telkomsel is making it possible for their customers to capitalize on this opportunity by deploying the cloud-based Jasper IoT Service Platform, purpose-built to enable companies of all sizes to quickly and easily launch, manage and monetize successful IoT/M2M businesses.
With Jasper, Telkomsel has a turnkey solution for its customers, easily configured to meet the specialized needs of companies in any industry. The Telkomsel M2M Control Center will offer customers real-time visibility, control and other capabilities - including mobile service management, real-time support diagnostics, billing and business automation – necessary to deliver a wide range of innovative value-added connected services and generate new sources of revenue.
“The IoT market is growing at an exponential rate. The Indonesian market in particular is showing tremendous potential with initiatives taking off in the automotive, finance and utilities sectors. The rate at which the market is growing means enterprises need to act quickly. Telkomsel is leading the way in providing its enterprise customers with an IoT solution that will enable them to accelerate their time to market with new connected service business models,” said Cindy Patterson, Chief Revenue Officer, Jasper. “We are excited that Telkomsel’s enterprise customers will now be able to truly unlock the potential of the IoT and take advantage of the advanced capabilities the Jasper Platform has to offer.”
“Our customers are looking to build connected service businesses that enable new experiences and increase customer value. Working with Jasper equips Telkomsel with the resources required to offer and implement solutions that meet their changing needs,” said Director of Planning & Transformation, Telkomsel, Edward Ying. “The Jasper platform not only automates delivery and management of mobile services to all types of devices, it also makes it possible for us to help our customers increase service reliability, lower operational costs, and easily scale their device deployments both in Indonesia and on a global scale.”
Becoming a connected business means becoming a service business. And that’s where Jasper comes in. Jasper is the pioneer in cloud-based platforms for the Internet of Things (IoT) and the defining player in the Service IT category. The Jasper Platform empowers enterprises and mobile operators of all sizes to deploy successful IoT service businesses on a global scale. More than 1,500 companies, including many of the world’s top brands, have chosen Jasper to fast track their connected businesses. Mobile operator groups worldwide, representing over 100 network affiliates, partner with Jasper. Founded in 2004, Jasper is based in Mountain View, California. For more information, visit www.jasper.com or follow us on Twitter @Jasper_IoT.
Telkomsel is Indonesia’s largest mobile operator and world’s 6th biggest mobile operator with more than 140 million subscribers. To serve its customers who are spread across Indonesia, including in remote areas, outer islands and border areas of the nation, Telkomsel build more than 83,000 BTSs. Telkomsel has consistently implemented technology roadmap 3G, HSDPA, HSPA +, as well as testing technology Long Term Evolution (LTE) in effort to guide the development of the mobile telecommunications industry in Indonesia that has entered the mobile broadband era. One of the programs is to build broadband city in Indonesia, which has now reached 369 cities. To serve the needs of customers, Telkomsel held a 24-hour call center and 413 service centers GraPARI spread across Indonesia. For more information visit: www.telkomsel.com.