London, UK. June 9, 2022 – Tech Mahindraa provider of digital transformation, consulting and business reengineering services and solutions, announces a strategic partnership with Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison (IOH)a digital telecommunications operator in Indonesia.
Tech Mahindra and IOH will jointly explore and implement innovative enterprise-grade digital solutions in Industry 4.0 in manufacturing, cloud adoption, data analytics and 5G networks.
Since Indonesia’s internet penetration rate will be at 73.7% of the total population at the beginning of 2022, the two companies signed a memorandum of understanding to drive digital transformation in the country and further strengthen the country’s digital economy.
Tech Mahindra has proven expertise in new technologies of the era such as IoT, Data Analytics and Security, Cloud, Industry 4.0, 5G, Systems Integration and Managed Services through computer and network. Together with the IOH industry’s integrated connectivity portfolio of 5G-ready private networks and SDWAN (Software-Defined Wide Area Network), this partnership will be an important step in integrating Indonesia’s digital roadmap.
CP Gurnani, Managing Director and CEO, Tech Mahindra, comments, “Indonesia is one of the fastest growing digital markets in the Asia-Pacific region, and we see tremendous potential in terms of using new technologies over time. Our partnership with IOH will help us expand our digital presence in the marketplace and open up opportunities for us in all sectors and industries to improve productivity and enhance the customer experience through new platforms over time. and digital -powered solutions.
Following the completion of their merger in early January, IOH has been able to maintain strong growth momentum, which has surpassed the industry for three consecutive years since 2019. The new entity has a strong customer base of approximately -about 95 million customers, with more than 120,000 4G BTS across the country, making it the second largest mobile telecommunications company in Indonesia.
Vikram Sinha, Chief Executive Officer and CEO of Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison added, “IOH is committed to delivering world-class digital telecommunications, connecting and empowering experiences to every Indonesian. We are excited to partner with Tech Mahindra, a provider of digital transformation, to accelerate Indonesia’s digital agenda and economy. This partnership also marks an important milestone for IOH as it continues to partner with global players and provide the best solutions to improve business operations for client companies.
Last year, IOH launched 5G services in five cities, namely Solo, Jakarta, Surabaya, Makassar and Balikpapan. The move is part of IOH’s commitment to deliver world-class digital experiences and be at the forefront of the 5G revolution in Indonesia. The company is also on track with its commitment to support the government’s mission to ensure 4G coverage throughout Indonesia by strengthening the mobile internet network infrastructure by launching an additional 11,400 new sites and expanding network coverage to 7,660 new villages across the country, scheduled for completion. by the end of 2025.
This partnership is also aligned with Tech Mahindra’s NXT.NOW framework, which aims to enhance the “human-centric experience”, and focuses on investing in emerging technologies and solutions that enable digital transformation and meet the evolving customer needs.