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Indonesia’s largest mobile phone retailer Trikomsel allies with Brightstar

Trikomsel Oke, the largest mobile phone retailer in Indonesia, formed a joint venture with a US wireless service provider to provide services to mobile-phone retailers and telecommunication operators.

In a statement to the Indonesia Stock Exchange on Monday, the company said that it is collaborating with Miami-based Brightstar Corporation to set up Brightstar Trikomsel that will be based in Singapore. Brightstar, through its unit Brightstar Logistics, will control 51 percent of the joint venture and Trikomsel 49 percent.

Brightstar Trikomsel will focus on supply chain services for operators, retailers and mobile-device original equipment manufacturers, the statement said. The joint venture is scheduled to begin operations in the second quarter of this year.

(Source: Jakarta Globe )