Plover Bay and Telkomsel Join Forces to Bring Unbreakable 4G and 5G SD-WAN in Indonesia
Hong Kong, 7 Dec 2021 – Plover Bay Technologies Limited (Plover Bay, or the “Group”)(stock code: 1523), a company that makes connectivity reliable, has joined together with Telkomsel, a subsidiary of state-owned enterprise Telkom Indonesia, to help businesses in Indonesia transform into cloud-ready, fully online organizations.
Telkomsel is the leading digital telco company in Indonesia that serves more than 169 million customers across Indonesia. Its IoT services unit, Telkomsel IoT, collaborates with Plover Bay to power its managed services and solutions. Plover Bay’s extensive product portfolio of wired and wireless SD-WAN routers support Telkomsel to provide reliable enterprise-grade connectivity to businesses anywhere, even at locations with poor coverage.
Telkomsel has used Plover Bay as part of their Telkomsel IoT Managed SD-WAN solutions in more than 2000 sites for regional subsidiaries of nationwide banking, such as Bank BJB Syariah and Bank Iampung, and also retail enterprises. These deployments have greatly improved network uptime and the operating efficiency for these customers, despite the challenging locations in some of those branches.
These are only the tip of the iceberg. With the valuable case reference gained from the above projects, Telkomsel is looking to deploy Plover Bay into its expanding portfolio of managed-IoT services with customers in energy, mining, and manufacturing markets.
With Plover Bay’s full line-up of enterprise, 4G and 5G routers and software that can provide reliable connectivity in any challenging deployment conditions, Telkomsel will have more advanced solutions providing cost-effective, reliable connectivity solutions to customers in these fields. Telkomsel will also have access to Plover Bay’s comprehensive enterprise 5G product portfolio in order to be the first mover with 5G managed SD-WAN.
Plover Bay’s SD-WAN routers and connectivity technologies are built to ensure network speed and reliability on any wired or mobile networks. Using Plover Bay’s SpeedFusion technology which fuses multiple WAN networks together, customers’ are protected from sudden network interruptions or latency spikes during critical tasks, such as important video calls or point-of-sale transactions. All Plover Bay routers can be remotely managed from one single screen via the cloud, greatly reducing the overhead of managing multiple network branches.
“Telkomsel and Plover Bay had a great headstart in the past year. We now look forward to creating many more outstanding use cases in this fast growing market.” said Keith Chau, CEO of Plover Bay.
“Telkomsel is committed to always presenting digital IoT solutions that all industrial sectors can utilize through the use of appropriate technology. As a way to make it happen, Telkomsel collaborates with the world’s leading technology companies such as Plover Bay. With the support of 4G and 5G networks and Plover Bay superior technology, this collaboration will provide more comprehensive solutions according to customer needs, such as automation, network security, and increased productivity,” said Vice President Internet of Things Telkomsel Alfian Manullang.
Telkomsel is a leading digital telecommunication company that continues to open up more opportunities and possibilities by enabling digital connectivity, digital platform, and digital services developed by prioritizing the benefits of technology for all levels of society across the country. Telkomsel has been consistently deploying 4G mobile broadband networks and developing 5G networks, as well as enriching innovative digital solutions including Mobile Gaming, Digital Entertainment, Digital Lifestyle, Mobile Financial Services, Enterprise Solutions, and Internet of Things. During its 26 years of existence, today Telkomsel has served more than 169 million customers across Indonesia supported by more than 237,000 BTS. Our Customer Service agents can be accessed through telkomsel.com, facebook.com/telkomsel, Twitter @telkomsel, and Instagram @telkomsel as well as Telkomsel’s virtual assistant, MyTelkomsel application.
About Plover Bay Technologies Limited
Plover Bay Technologies (stock code: 1523) is a world-leading Internet connectivity technology company. The Company is primarily engaged in developing and commercialising SD-WAN solutions under its own brands – ‘Peplink’ and ‘Pepwave’, whose core technologies and services help thousands of customers from varied industries to increase bandwidth, enhance Internet reliability, and reduce costs. The Group’s complete product line includes models for businesses of all sizes and provides an award-winning Internet experience for customers.
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