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Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, 2011/10/03 - Telin HK, a member of Telkom Group, the largest Indonesian telecommunication company today announced the launch of its challenging Prepaid SIM Card into the Hong Kong market focusing on Indonesian Workers and Travelers - Telin.hk.
High quality calls, low-cost rates and ease of use make the new Prepaid Sim Card Telkom Hong Kong appealing to all customers who frequently make IDD calls to Indonesia, especially those workers and travelers (most of them are now on pre-paid packages) who keep in contact with family, friends and relatives back home.
“Our IDD Indonesia calls offer the premium quality to allow the receiver of the call be able to see the Hong Kong caller number, meanwhile other SIM Prepaid Cards are unable to provide this essential feature”, says the company’s CEO Dian Rachmawan. “This new card offers Indonesian the lowest rate calls starting as low as only 23 cents per minute. To celebrate the launch Prepaid SIM Card Telkom Hong Kong are also giving 15 minutes extra to customers when they do recharge of 50 Hong Kong Dollars. International SMS to Indonesia for only 30 cents, much cheaper even compared to Local SMS cost.” The services are carried via the CSL network giving Telkom Hong Kong customers virtually full-territory network coverage on the most modern 2G/3G network.
In addition, Hong Kong introduced Mobile Number Portability in 1999, enables customers to retain their mobile telephone numbers when changing from one mobile network operator to another mobile network operator. The Company does not charge customers to keep their existing mobile numbers when they switch (port-in) to Telkom Hong Kong.
Telkom Hong Kong can do a lot more than just make calls and send SMS, it allows customers to transfer their balance to any Indonesian mobile and remit cash money to their Indonesian relatives.
Transferring the credit to top-up local Indonesian mobile numbers is very easy and quick (at the moment, the transfer destination to only four operators available- Telkomsel, Flexi, Indosat and XL), just type the USSD Menu Browser (UMB) command*134# and then input the desired mobile number on which the amount to be transferred.
Money Transfer Service is a revolutionary service that allows subscribers to remit funds to their friends and family overseas using their mobile handsets so that they can make sending money anywhere, anytime, no need to queue and the funds will be received at the destination account on the spot (real time on line). They can initiate a money remittance/transfer request to a preregistered beneficiary overseas using the same UMB*134# which allows for easy selection and presentment of options to carry out the transaction.
The remittance instruction can only be done by pre-registered mobile number and information transmitted is secured and encrypted. A customer can register for remittance service either through the Agent, Web-portal or visit the Plasa Telkom Hong Kong for verification of the registration with relevant documents.
Telkom Hong Kong Prepaid SIM cards and top-ups (vouchers/scratch-cards and electronic top-up) will be available at many Indonesian retail stores all over Hong Kong and soon also be available at numerous 7-Eleven convenience stores. Furthermore, the shops selling the cards will be found at Indonesia International Airports (both Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta and Surabaya Juanda) to facilitate the travelers before they fly to Hong Kong.
Customer Services are available from 10am to 9pm, seven days a week in PLASA TELKOM HONG KONG, situated in Causeway Bay, at Shop B, G/F Sun Ho Court, 29-31 Tung Lo Wan Road. The company also provides 24-hours customer support, Call Centre representatives can be reached anytime 24/7 by calling 171-161 (in Hong Kong) and 500-161 (in Indonesia).
About Telin Hong Kong
Telekomunikasi Indonesia International (Hong Kong) Limited also known as Telin HK International (telin.hk) was just founded in December 8, 2010 as part of the TELKOM Group.
Telin HK’s vision is to be the leader in providing low-cost, premium quality and feature-rich prepaid mobile services.
To find out more about Telin HK, please contact:
Telekomunikasi Indonesia International (Hong Kong) Ltd
Suite 905, 9/F, Ocean Centre, 5 Canton Road
Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon - Hong Kong.