Telkomsel picks NSN for location based services

12 Mar 2008

Indonesian mobile operator PT Telekomunikasi Selular (Telkomsel) has selected Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) to supply it with a state-of-the-art location based services (LBS) solution for its wireless networks. The new platform will enable the cellco to offer its customers a range of value added services (VAS) using applications such as Advertising, Information Finder and Friend Finder for its 50 million subscribers across the country. Under the deal NSN will commission a cost-effective, scalable intelligent Gateway Mobile Location Centre (iGMLC) platform into Telkomsel’s mobile network. The new LBS platform is fully flexible and supports both GSM and W-CDMA technologies.