Centile Telecom Applications Empowers Indosat to Deliver Enterprise-class Services to Mobile Users

SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS, France, Feb. 25, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Centile Telecom Applications, the leading European vendor of UC platforms and a portfolio company of MVC Capital, Inc. (NYSE:MVC), and Indosat, one of the largest Indonesian telecom operators announced today the launch of Indosat's Unified Communications Services to enterprise mobile users based on Centile's Istra™ Mobile solution.

The Centile Istra™ Mobile services platform allows Indosat to provide advanced Unified Communications and Hosted PBX services directly to the enterprise GSM mobile phones. The services, including Call Center, System Recording, Conference Bridge and other advanced functionalities, are primarily delivered directly on GSM terminals without any need for smartphones or client applications. The solution is fully converged allowing the simultaneous use of any IP devices and providing client applications for those end users that desire it.

Furthermore, the solution allows for integration with existing legacy premise PBXs so that enterprise customers can continue using legacy PBX equipment and phones, saving to the enterprise additional costs and project complexity.

Indosat selected Centile because of the company's recognized industry wide leadership in mobile and converged Unified Communications as well as their superior capabilities, including:

  • Depth and industry leadership in providing Unified Communication solutions over GSM devices and IP devices
  • The ability to integrate legacy PBXs to the solution
  • Complete portfolio of Unified Communications features to serve from basic to advanced services over GSM and IP.
  • Platform flexibility and support for industry standards including SIP, CAMEL and B/OSS.
  • Support of a wide range of IP terminals

Mr. Fadzri Sentosa, Director and Chief Enterprise, Wholesale Officer at Indosat explains "The flexibility of the Centile Istra™ Mobile platform allows us to deliver a unique feature-rich suite of services to enterprise customers, vastly differentiating Indosat from competitors in both the fixed and mobile markets and creating a significant competitive advantage." "With innovative Unified Communications services such as unique number for both GSM and desktop phones, presence, chat, boss/secretary filtering, hunt groups, queuing and conferencing on their mobiles, our enterprise customers can easily drop their traditional PBX in favor of Indosat UC Services and dramatically benefit from improved productivity and reduced costs".

Mr. Jose Ruiz, Director General for Centile continues:" The Centile Istra™ Mobile platform is built on an open, standards‐based architecture that provides the flexibility to integrate, scale and customize offerings to meet today's demanding mobile market requirements. Designed for Any3 Enterprise Mobility: Any service, over Any network, to Any terminal, the Istra™ Mobile platform enables Indosat to increase ARPU, reduce churn, and take a leadership position in advance of new technology deployments in the network infrastructure."

About Centile Telecom Applications SAS

Centile Telecom Applications is the leading European developer of unified communications platforms for operators and integrators. The Centile Any3 architecture – Any service, over Any network, on Any terminal – addresses the needs of businesses and operators seeking to deliver advanced professional communications services to fixed and mobile users independently of the device they're using or the network they're connected to. In the hyper-fast-moving market for fixed and mobile communications, Centile Istra™ solutions offer customers the flexibility and agility to rapidly develop innovative new services in response to changing customer requirements http://www.centile.com.

About Indosat

Indosat is one of Indonesia's largest telecommunication networks and services provider. Indosat offers (prepaid and postpaid) mobile phone services (Mentari, IM3 and Matrix), fixed voice services (including International Direct Dialing (IDD)), fixed wireless and fixed telephone services. The company also provides Multimedia, Internet & Data Communication Services (MIDI). Indosat's shares are listed on the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX:ISAT). http://www.indosat.com

CONTACT: Press Contacts CENTILE Agence Scenarii Jihane Teretal jteretal@scenarii.fr Tel : +33 1 55 60 20 45 INDOSAT Adrian Prasanto Division Head Public Relations adrian.prasanto@indosat.comSource:MVC Capital