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Trikomsel & Carrefour Launches Carrefour Isi Pulsa

06-15-2007 06:41 PM CET | Media & Telecommunications

Press release from: AdCom Dua Dua, PT

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Jakarta, 14 June 2007 –PT Trikomsel Multimedia ( Trikomsel ), one of major players in telecommunication market celebrates its five years partnership with PT Carrefour Indonesia ( Carrefour ), a fast growing modern retail with branches spread in strategic locations all over Indonesia.

At the earlier partnership, Trikomsel act as supplier of telecommunication products from several vendors and operators who appointed Trikomsel as their sole agent. The partnership keep growing in years show from bigger outlet and more products and communication solutions provided.

“Our goal is to become regional player in telecommunication industry which full of lifestyle through multimedia dimension, value added services and latest technology applications. With Carrefour as our partner we have succeeded to have a strong position in Indonesia’s market, especially in telecommunication. With branches spread in strategic locations all over Indonesia that make it easy for customers to access our services,” said Sugiono Wiyono, President Director PT Trikomsel Multimedia.

“We believe this partnership is supported by technical and managerial expertise from all Trikomsel team in handling all products and services offered, and will increase the value of Trikomsel and Carrefour in telecommunication industry and help creating communication lifestyle for Indonesian community,” stated Sugiono.

Partnering with Trikomsel, revealed Irawan D Kadarman, Corporate Affairs Director Carrefour Indonesia, is not the first time for Carrefour. “We’ve been partners for five year in marketing our products. We are proud to continue this partnership to provide better services for the customers,” said Irawan.

Irawan said that the growth in telecommunication and information technology has directly and indirectly bring simplicity in communication, business transaction and change the lifestyle positively. This activity has become a necessity in daily lives. “Combination of Carrefour and Trikomsel makes believe that this partnership will continue to grow and put us in best position to give the best experience, services and technology for Indonesian market,” he said.

In this occasion, Trikomsel and Carrefour launched “Carrefour Isi Pulsa”, a cutting edge technology in telecommunication industry that enables consumers to load their prepaid voucher from every operator at Carrefour cashiers. This program supported by M Cash as software provider.

Sugiono said the launched of “Carrefour Isi Pulsa” program is part of Trikomsel commitment to bring services that simplify consumers in obtaining required telecommunication products.

“We are very happy to launch this program. With simplicity and convenience offered, this program gives customers the alternative of loading their prepaid voucher,” said Sugiono.

Irawan explained that “Carrefour Isi Pulsa” program gives many advantages for customers like simplicity, complete products, and speed. “Customers only have to go to cashier to buy voucher from every operator in Indonesia, the loading process is fast and very easy. All in one place so it is very efficient.”

Carrefour Isi Pulsa is a new innovation in electronic reload system. “There is a similar system but they only provide pre-paid voucher from one operator, in Carrefour Isi Pulsa we provide pre-paid voucher from all operators in Indonesia,” said Sugiono.

“The launch of Carrefour Isi Pulsa is a breakthrough in five years partnership between Trikomsel and Carrefour. It will be a benchmark of our cooperation in the future,” stated Irawan.

Simplicity, Complete Product, Speed

Carrefour Isi Pulsa program offers simplicity, complete product and speed. Customer who wants to reload their pre-paid voucher in cashier will receive 18 digit numbers. The numbers is a reload code to be sent to each operator through free short message service (SMS) by typing star sign follow by the 18 numbers code and send to each operator.

For Telkomsel and Indosat, send the free SMS to 6644, Excel to 1882, Telkom Flexi to 6631, Fren to 6699 and Esia to 6969.

Besides simplicity, the price is also competitive. For Simpati 10,000 to 100,000 start from IDR12,000 to IDR97,000, As 5,000 to 100,000 is IDR6,500 to IDR110,000, Mentari 10,000 to 150,000 price start from IDR11,500 to IDR144,000.

IM3 5,000 to 100,000 is IDR7,000 to IDR96,000, Starone 10,000 to 100,000 is IDR12,000 to IDR96.000. Telkom Flexi 10,000 to 250,000 is IDR12,000 to IDR247,000. Fren 10,000 to 150,000 is IDR13,000 to IDR155,000, Esia 5,000 to 100,000 is IDR7,000 to IDR94,000.

And for XL, Bebas 5,000 to 300,000 is IDR6,500 to IDR295,000. Bebas Xtra 5,000 to 100,000 is IDR6,500 to IDR100,000, Jempol 5,000 to 200,000 is IDR6,500 to IDR196,000.

About Trikomsel
PT. Trikomsel Multimedia was established in 1996 as an authorized mobile phone distributor for Nokia and Sony Ericsson. Within Indonesia, 23 branches throughout the nation support the sales of mobile phone products. This network of distribution centers puts Trikomsel with its Okeshop in a strong position to gauge the pulse of the local market accurately and quickly, and to react accordingly.

About Carrefour Hypermart
Carrefour started its operation in Indonesia since 1998. Today, Carrefour has 30 outlets throughout Indonesia; consist of 20 outlets in Jabodetabek area and 10 outlets in other cities, Medan, Palembang, Bandung, Yogyakarta, Surabaya, Makassar and Denpasar. The company partners with 3,000 suppliers from all over Indonesia, which 67% of them have annual turnover below IDR500 million. These suppliers are small to medium businessman. Carrefour provides about 40,000 products for Indonesian customers.

Mico F Kaliki
Senior Manager
PT Trikomsel Multimedia
Telp 62-21 3440220
Fax 62-21 3440141

Irawan D Kadarman
Corporate Affairs Director
Carrefour Indonesia
Fax: (62-21) 2758 5838

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