Telin Timor-Leste and ZTE collaborate to enhance network quality and modernize MNO Virtual Core, BSS, and VAS solutions

Release Time:2023-05-26

·  Telin Timor-Leste and ZTE have signed a MOU in Indonesia to collaborate on the modernization of Telin Timor-Leste's MNO Virtual Core, BSS, and VAS Solutions

·  The agreement aims to modernize the MNO Virtual Core, BSS, and VAS Solutions by Q4-2023

·  In partnership with ZTE, Telin Timor-Leste hopes to drive innovation and digital transformation in Timor-Leste through ZTE's expertise and advanced technology




Jakarta, Indonesia, 26 May 2023   Telin Timor-Leste, also known as Telkomcel, and ZTE Corporation have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on the modernization of Telin Timor-Leste's MNO Virtual Core, BSS, and VAS Solutions.


The MoU was signed  by  Benedictus Ardiyanto Priyo, CEO of Telin Timor-Leste, Dedy Edward Ambarita, VP Finance Business Partner of Telin Timor-Leste, Wu Wei, Commercial Director of ZTE Corporation, and Richard Liang, President Director of ZTE Indonesia  in Jakarta, Indonesia. The signing was witnessed and attended by Widjajanto Budi S., Chairman BoD of Telin Timor-Leste, and Mr. Hernani Teotonio Barros Magno, the Second Secretary of the Timor-Leste Embassy.


The main goal of the agreement is to modernize MNO Virtual Core, BSS, VAS Solutions, with an estimated completion date by Q4-2023. This agreement establishes the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) development price and unit price that will be applicable for the next 5 years.  


The modernization of the MNO Virtual Core, BSS, and VAS Solutions will bring forth new technology, including advancements  up to 5G, providing significant benefits to the people of Timor-Leste. This modernization will result in improved network performance and enhanced customer experiences  in both retail enterprise segments, such as government, NGOs, private companies, and more.


The upgraded network infrastructure will effectively address the growing demand for high-quality voice and data services, enabling Telin Timor-Leste to enhance its customer service capabilities. 

The signed Memorandum of Understanding between Telin Timor-Leste and ZTE Corporation emphasizes the strong partnership between the two companies, including the transfer of knowledge to local employees. The local workforce comprises 90% of the employees, with over 70% holding managerial positions.


Through this partnership, Telin Timor-Leste aims to leverage ZTE's expertise and advanced technology to drive innovation and digital transformation within Timor-Leste.


About Telin Timor-Leste:

PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia International (Telin) is a subsidiary of PT Telkom Indonesia, Tbk (Telkom), a state-owned telecommunication and network service provider. Telin focuses on international telecommunication business to manage and develop its business lines abroad. Telin global infrastructures includes 222,260 kilometres of cable system length, among others; 58 Points of Presences (PoP), 10 global offices, and more than 19 Tier II to Tier IV Data Centres operates in Singapore, Hong Kong, Timor Leste, and Indonesia. Through Telkom Group strategy and reliable networks and infrastructures, Telin can provide high-quality services that reach all parts of the world to Enable Your Global Digital Business and Solution. In Timor Leste, our presence is well known as Telkomcel, Telkomcel is a brand of mobile telecommunication service (cellular) owned by Telekomunikasi Indonesia International (TL) S.A which was operated and located in Timor-Leste. Learn more about us in


About ZTE:

ZTE helps to connect the world with continuous innovation for a better future. The company provides innovative technologies and integrated solutions, its portfolio spans all series of wireless, wireline, devices and professional telecommunications services. Serving over a quarter of the global population, ZTE is dedicated to creating a digital and intelligent ecosystem, and enabling connectivity and trust everywhere. ZTE is listed on both the Hong Kong and Shenzhen Stock Exchanges. For further information please visit



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