SK Telecom Signs MOU with Telkom Indonesia
Published on: 16th May 2016
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SK Telecom has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Telkom Indonesia, to cooperate in new business areas including IoT, media and smart products Lifeware.
To this end, SK Telecom plans to introduce to Telkom its IoT platform ThingPlug and share its knowhow in deployment and operation of LoRa networks with the aim to jointly develop IoT technologies and services that are tailored to the Indonesian market/customers.
Building on this, the two companies will also discuss the idea of building a joint venture for their IoT business within the next two years.
SK Telecom and Telkom also agreed to collaborate in the development of cloud-based TV services/solutions for Telkom customers by utilizing SK Telecom's media solution 'Cloud Streaming.'
Going forward, SK Telecom plans to join hands with PINS, Telkom's distribution subsidiary, to launch more UO-branded products - including UO Smart Beam 2 (pico projector) and UO Linkage (portable Hi-Fi audio) - in Indonesia.
"Through the MOU, SK Telecom will work closely with Telkom to develop mutually-beneficial business opportunities in diverse areas including IoT, smart city and media," said Lee Eung-sang, Executive Vice President and Head of Global Business Division of SK Telecom. "Building on this partnership, the two companies will continue to make joint efforts to expand their presence beyond the Indonesian market."