Telkomsel and Nokia have 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. “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.”