3 Selects NeuStar NGM To Mobilise IM In Indonesia

NeuStar, Inc. (NYSE: NSR) today announced that mobile operator 3 Indonesia has selected NeuStar’s Next Generation Messaging (NGM) solutions to mobilise instant messaging (IM) services in Indonesia.

3 Indonesia will implement NeuStar’s industry-leading Mobile Messaging Gateway (MMG) to deliver mobile Instant Messaging solutions to its customers. Working closely with popular ISP-based Instant Messaging brands, NeuStar will connect 3 Indonesia’s customers with a number of PC-based IM networks, providing the tools they need to keep connected to their IM “buddies” anytime, anywhere.

3 Indonesia is the latest of numerous 3 operators worldwide that have partnered with NeuStar to deliver mobile IM services to their subscribers. NeuStar and 3 have had other successful implementations in the Asia-Pacific region (specifically in Hong Kong and Macau) as well as in Europe.

“3 Indonesia prides itself on offering the most innovative and customer-oriented mobile products and services available on the Indonesian market,” said Suresh Reddy, chief marketing officer of Hutchison CP Telecommunications Indonesia. “By engaging NeuStar’s expertise in next generation messaging, we will be able to offer our customers a new and engaging mobile messaging experience.”

Stephen Tsang, Vice President and GM, APAC of NeuStar NGM, said: “NeuStar’s proven technical capability and experience in deploying feature-rich IM services made us a natural choice for 3 in Indonesia, and we are eager to deliver an advanced messaging service that brings a wealth of exciting choices to 3’s customers.”

NeuStar, Inc. (NYSE: NSR) is a provider of clearinghouse and directory services to the global communications and Internet industry. In November 2006, NeuStar created its Next Generation Messaging Services by acquiring Followap Inc., a leading global provider of instant messaging, presence and interconnect services. Mobile network operators around the world trust NeuStar to enable real-time communications using presence information. NeuStar, Inc. is headquartered in the United States, with subsidiary offices in Europe and Asia.

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