Bayan Telecommunications has entered into a services agreement with PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia International (Telin), one of the subsidiaries of PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia TbK (Telkom) to allow Bayan to serve overseas customers where Telin has presence.
In turn, the partnership also allows Telin to outsource its customers’ domestic data requirement in the Philippines, said S.P. Natigor Sitorus, Telin, marketing and sales director, adding “Bayan is Telin’s first partner for outsourced data in the Philippines.”
The Master Services Agreement (MSA) between the two companies was sealed at the CommunicAsia 2013/BroadcastAsia 2013 held in Marina Bay Sands, Singapore.
Signing for Bayan are Patrick Gatchalian, Bayan Business head and Jacqui Co-Soriano, Bayan Business managed services, carriers and partners head. Signing for Telin is Sitorus. The signing was also witnessed by Arif Prabowo, Telkom Operational Vice President Public Relation.
Bayan?s Gatchalian said, “Other partnership opportunities include the establishment of bilateral capacity between Telin and Bayan. Benefits include network efficiency and scalability, faster provisioning of data services, availability of capacity, and flexibility in pricing.”
Through the partnership, Bayan can provide fast connectivity to Indonesia and other areas where Telin is present such as in Singapore, HongKong, Timor Leste and Australia.
Gatchalian said, “We are targeting customers that run mission critical applications and are dependent on low latency.”
State-owned PT Telkom, which operates in the telecommunications and network services sector, offers a broad range of network and telecommunication services, including domestic and international basic telecommunication services, using cable, fixed wireless (CDMA), Global System for Mobile Communication (GSM) as well as interconnection services used among other license operators (OLO).