|By||http://e27.cohttp://e27.sg/2012/12/24/kakaotalk-partners-telkomsel-in-indonesia-launches-christmas-digital-items/||| Dec 24, 2012 | Corporations|
KakaoTalk today announced its partnership with Indonesia’s largest telco, Telkomsel. The partnership will enable carrier billing for the app.
Yojin Sohn, VP of Global Business Development for KakaoTalk, in the press release said “Indonesia is one of our key markets and it has a huge potential. Now with the collaboration with the biggest telco in the country, I believe it will not only help our users to feel more convenience when they enjoy KakaoTalk but also help us create a new digital economy on our platform.”
The cross-platform mobile group messaging app has also launched a suite of new stickers, emoticons and themes in time for Christmas. Also to celebrate the festive season, KakaoTalk has release its first audio emoticons.
KaKaoTalk also has plans to work with Indonesian artists in order to create localised premium digital content. This is part of the plan to work closer with the Indonesia community. KakaoTalk users in the country can look forward to more user engagement from the team behind the messaging app through its Indonesian Facebook fan page and upcoming Indonesian Twitter account.