PT Telkom Indonesia (Telkom) together with the premium service provider of video-on-demand HOOQ, launched the IndiHome HOOQ as an effort to bring the best video viewing experience for the customers of IndiHome and WiFi.id. Through this service, Telkom will address the community needs for digital content that can deliver information, knowledge and quality entertainment. The launching of IndiHome HOOQ is performed by the Executive General Manager of TV Video Telkom Aris HOOQ Hartoni and CEO Peter Bithos in Jakarta, Wednesday (15/3).
Director of Consumer Service Telkom, Rachmawan Dian said, attendance at services HOOQ IndiHome Telkom is a step to further enrich the content of IndiHome well as to provide healthy entertainment and educational content as well as in accordance with the local Indonesian community. "HOOQ which has thousands of movies and series, as well as the family of localized content, includes Indonesian films that will be one of the featured for Indonesian families of IndiHome," said Dian. Until now, there are as many as 1.7 million subscribers of IndiHome throughout Indonesia.
Meanwhile, Country Head HOOQ Indonesia Guntur Siboro explained that the presence of HOOQ IndiHome services is aimed at strengthening HOOQ commitment in providing quality entertainment, along with the rise in the growth of Internet users in Indonesia. "Internet penetration is quite high in Indonesia, which opened up opportunities for service markets Over the Top (OTT) to continue to grow. Through cooperation with IndiHome, we believe will provide added value for both parties, particularly in providing the experience of enjoying a better OTT services to customers. IndiHome customers can now enjoy a variety of video content from HOOQ, ranging from popular television shows to local and Hollywood blockbuster movies, anywhere and anytime, "said Guntur.
To enjoy the IndiHome HOOQ services, customers can perform activation via "MyIndihome" which can be downloaded from the Play Store and the App Store. As an appreciation to customers IndiHome, Telkom provides special offers such as free two-month subscription HOOQ first with the proviso at least one month.
Furthermore, customers can use the IndiHome menu home page on the Hybrid Box IndiHome services in addition to other devices such as laptops, tablets, and smartphones. By using Hybrid Box, IndiHome subscribers can watch movies HOOQ through the television screen at home so that in addition to building a family together, parents can more easily filter out impressions or decent content viewed by children.
For users of WiFi.id, customers will simply type NET (space) 50000 and send to 98108. The user will immediately get a username and password for internet access in the network WiFi.id for 30 days and also get free vouchers HOOQ subscription to the date of 15 April 2017.
Internet access from WiFi.id can be enjoyed via WiFi Corner (Wico) spread over 7,000 locations throughout Indonesia in addition, of course, can also be enjoyed throughout the access point WiFi.id which is also available at strategic locations such as shopping centers, offices, hotels and public area.
Currently, the digital lifestyle has become a trend of society. This is reflected in the high use of the Internet in Indonesia. Data from We Are Social shows, as many as 77% of Internet users in Indonesia access the internet every day to use the Internet through a computer or tablet reaches an average of 8 hours 44 minutes, via mobile phones reached an average of 3 hours 55 minutes, as well as through other devices Average 3 hours 16 minutes.
The Association of Indonesian Internet Network organizers (APJII) shows, there are as many as 132.7 million people in Indonesia who are already connected to the Internet in 2016, up 51.8% compared to the year 2014 as many as 88 million Internet users. A total of 67.2 million people or 50.7% of Internet users accesses via handheld devices and computers, as many as 63.1 million people or 47.6% of Internet users access via smartphones and 2.2 million people or 1.7% of users access the Internet only through the computer.
Through this partnership, customers can enjoy a variety of video content quality, both locally and internationally anywhere and anytime via IndiHome Triple Play services. In addition, the films in HOOQ can also be enjoyed through a network WiFi.id scattered throughout Indonesia. Besides answering public needs in digital lifestyle trends, this cooperation is one of Telkom and HOOQ effort to provide the best entertainment experience for the community, especially customers IndiHome and WiFi.id.