First Media and Cisco Collaborate to Provide High Speed Wireless Internet Access in Indonesia

 

First Media and Cisco Collaborate to Provide High Speed Wireless Internet Access in Indonesia

Wi-Fi FastNet, a Premium Broadband Service with Fast Connection, Together with Linksys Routers

Make up the Right Choice for Consumers

Jakarta, Indonesia, 9 June 2011 – PT First Media Tbk (FM), the leading provider of broadband and cable television, and Cisco, the worldwide leader in networking, today announced a strategic collaboration to provide high speed wireless internet access in Indonesia. By leveraging on each other’s innovation and technology, FM and Cisco offer wireless connection to consumers with the combination of FastNet broadband service by FM together with Linksys routers and Cable Modem by Cisco.

“This collaboration offers innovations to consumers through both companies’ leading products and technologies, and involves Cisco’s latest routing capabilities and FM’s high speed internet access,” said the Sales Director of PT First Media Tbk, Dicky Moechtar. “The collaboration is mutually advantageous to both companies as well as consumers who need dynamic high speed internet access. The combination of FM’s and Cisco’s wireless technologies allows mobile device users to access the internet freely at homes or offices. They are free to do other activities while wirelessly surfing the cyber world,” he said.

Dicky added “In line with the development of mobile technology, such as smart phones, cellular phones, net-books, PC tablets, and even home appliances at more affordable prices, high speed wireless internet access has become an increasing need. The collaboration between FM and Cisco lets consumers access the internet easily with their mobile devices, complete with fast connection.”

“The ease of internet access helps consumers in their daily activities, be it in business, education, personal communication, or entertainment and creates new experiences, making the concept of wireless connection a reality,” said Dicky.

The wireless connection of multiple Wi-Fi enabled devices while at home is made possible by Linksys routers addition to Cisco Cable Modem DPC2100R3 provided for First Media customers. Showcasing the Linksys E1000 Wireless-N router, the router puts the power of wireless-N technology in the home, speeding up the wireless network and connecting computers, wireless printers, smart phones and other Wi-Fi devices at up to 300 Mbps.The Linksys E1000 puts the power of wireless-N technology in your home. Speed up your wireless network with a router that connects your computers, wireless printers, smart phones, and other Wi-Fi devices at up to 300 Mbps. Included Cisco Connect software gets you set up quickly and offers powerful tools for managing your wireless network. The Linksys E1000 gives you basic, quick-to-install wireless-N connectivity for surfing the Web, sending email, and file sharing The Linksys E1000 puts the power of wireless-N technology in your home. Speed up your wireless network with a router that connects your computers, wireless printers, smart phones, and other Wi-Fi devices at up to 300 Mbps. Included Cisco Connect software gets you set up quickly and offers powerful tools for managing your wireless network. The Linksys E1000 gives you basic, quick-to-install wireless-N connectivity for surfing the Web, sending email, and file sharing The Linksys E1000 puts the power of wireless-N technology in your home. Speed up your wireless network with a router that connects your computers, wireless printers, smart phones, and other Wi-Fi devices at up to 300 Mbps. Included Cisco Connect software gets you set up quickly and offers powerful tools for managing your wireless network. The Linksys E1000 gives you basic, quick-to-install wireless-N connectivity for surfing the Web, sending email, and file sharing

With the addition of the new services from FastNet broadband included Cisco Connect software, the Linksys E1000 is designed to make it easier for consumers to customize and control their wireless network settings to match their preferences. With a quick and easy setup, consumers who are using FastNet from FM can also use Cisco Connect to easily manage their wireless home network by adding multiple Internet-capable devices to the network, setting parental controls for each computer or device and giving visitors password-protected Internet access on a separate guest network.

“The proliferation of mobile devices, growing adoption of high speed broadband, as well as the increasing dependence on Internet connectivity are changing the way of life. As a result, wireless home networking solutions must innovate to meet evolving user expectations and lifestyle aspirations. Linksys routers redefine the level of performance and simplicity needed in wireless home routers today,” said BP Tang, Regional Sales Director for Asia, Cisco Consumer Products.

“Apart from being easy to install, the Linksys E1000 router boasts excellent speed and performance and offers many functional features such as parental control and guest access, highly complementary to the premium FastNet broadband service provided by First Media in Indonesia,” he added.

The benefits of high speed wireless internet access at home are endless. Consumers are not only able to check e-mails, search for recipes, or surf social networking sites, but are also able to enjoy high definition video streaming, online games, as well as download photos, music and films. With FM providing continuous high speed internet access at up to 20 Mbps and Linksys routers offering powerful home networking experience, consumers are able to access the internet instantly and wirelessly with their multiple mobile devices at home, creating a truly ‘smart home’.