Tech Mahindra announces partnership with Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison to bolster Indonesia’s digital economy
Both parties signed an MoU to jointly explore business development prospects and innovative enterprise-grade digital solutions across Industry 4.0, Cloud, Data, Security and 5G Networks
London – June 9th, 2022: , a leading provider of digital transformation, consulting and business re-engineering services and solutions, today announces a strategic partnership with Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison (IOH) – one of the most preferred digital telco in Indonesia.
Tech Mahindra and Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison will jointly explore and implement innovative, enterprise-grade digital solutions across Industry 4.0 in manufacturing, cloud adoption, data analysis, and 5G networks.
With Indonesia’s internet penetration rate standing at of the total population at the start of 2022, both businesses have signed an MoU to drive digital transformation in the country and further bolstering the country’s digital economy.
This collaboration will further strengthen the long-standing relationship between both organisations. Tech Mahindra has proven domain expertise in new-age technologies like IoT, data analytics & security, cloud, Industry 4.0, 5G, system integration, and IT & network managed services. In combination with Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison’s industry integrated connectivity portfolio of 5G-ready private networks and SDWAN (Software defined Wide Area Network), this partnership will be a big step in solidifying Indonesia’s digital roadmap.
CP Gurnani, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, Tech Mahindra, comments: “Indonesia is among the fastest growing digital markets in the Asia Pacific region, and we see immense potential in terms of new-age technology adoption. Our partnership with IOH will help us in expanding our digital foothold in the market and will unlock opportunities for us across industries and sectors to improve productivity and enhance customer experience through digitally powered new-age platforms and solutions.”
Following the completion of their merger in early January, Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison has successfully maintained solid growth momentum outperforming the industry for three consecutive years since 2019. The new entity has a healthy customer base of around 95 million customers, with more than 120 thousand 4G BTS across the country, making it the second-largest mobile telecoms business in Indonesia.
Vikram Sinha, President Director and CEO of Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison adds: “Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison is committed to delivering world-class digital telco experiences, connecting, and empowering every Indonesian. We are delighted to partner with Tech Mahindra, a leading digital transformation provider, to accelerate Indonesia’s digital agenda and economy. This partnership also marks IOH’s milestone to continue partnering with global players and to bring best solutions to enhance enterprise-customers’ business operations.”
Last year, Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison launched 5G services in five cities, namely Solo, Jakarta, Surabaya, Makassar, and Balikpapan. Such a move is part of IOH’s commitment to bring world-class digital experiences and be the frontrunner of Indonesia’s 5G revolution. The company is also on track with its commitment to supporting the Government’s mission to fulfill 4G coverage throughout Indonesia through strengthening mobile internet network infrastructure by deploying an additional 11,400 new sites and expanding network coverage to 7,660 new villages throughout the country, which is targeted for completion by the end of 2025.
This partnership is also in line with Tech Mahindra’s NXT.NOWTM framework, which aims to enhance ‘Human Centric Experience’, and focuses on investing in emerging technologies and solutions that enable digital transformation and meet the evolving needs of the customer.
About Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison
Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison (IDX: ISAT)’s vision is to become the most preferred digital telco of Indonesia. Through its world-class digital telecom services and preeminent network, Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison strives to connect and empower every Indonesian. Jointly controlled by Ooredoo Group and CK Hutchison, Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison was formed through the merger of PT Indosat Tbk and PT Hutchison 3 Indonesia in 2022.
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About Tech Mahindra
Tech Mahindra offers innovative and customer-centric digital experiences, enabling enterprises, associates, and the society to Rise. We are a USD 6 billion organization with 151,000+ professionals across 90 countries helping 1224 global customers, including Fortune 500 companies. We are focused on leveraging next-generation technologies including 5G, Blockchain, Quantum Computing, Cybersecurity, Artificial Intelligence, and more, to enable end-to-end digital transformation for global customers. Tech Mahindra is the only Indian company in the world to receive the HRH The Prince of Wales’ Terra Carta Seal for its commitment to creating a sustainable future. We are the fastest growing brand in ‘brand strength’ and amongst the top 7 IT brands globally. With the NXT.NOWTM framework, Tech Mahindra aims to enhance ‘Human Centric Experience’ for our ecosystem and drive collaborative disruption with synergies arising from a robust portfolio of companies. Tech Mahindra aims at delivering tomorrow’s experiences today and believes that the ‘Future is Now’.
We are part of the Mahindra Group, founded in 1945, one of the largest and most admired multinational federation of companies with 260,000 employees in over 100 countries. It enjoys a leadership position in farm equipment, utility vehicles, information technology and financial services in India and is the world’s largest tractor company by volume. It has a strong presence in renewable energy, agriculture, logistics, hospitality, and real estate. The Mahindra Group has a clear focus on leading ESG globally, enabling rural prosperity and enhancing urban living, with a goal to drive positive change in the lives of communities and stakeholders to enable them to Rise.