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Bank Rakyat Indonesia (BRI) Selects EMC Satcom Technologies to Increase Reliability of Banking Applications

High Performance Connectivity Solution to Enable Increased Performance and Reliability

MIAMI, FL--(Marketwired - July 09, 2014) - EMC Satcom Technologies, a division of Emerging Markets Communications (EMC), announced today that Bank Rakyat Indonesia (BRI) has selected the company to provide a satellite connectivity solution to increase the performance and reliability of its online banking and internal applications. The solution will support BRI's thousands of locations and automatic teller machines (ATMs) throughout Indonesia.

EMC's solution incorporates its proprietary SatLink® DVB - RCS2 VSAT technology used for high performance and reliable communication services. The EMC SatLink® system is capable of efficiently managing traffic on secure networks, in addition to improving connectivity, by offering Adaptive Coding and Modulation (ACM) on both the forward and return links. ACM functionality on both links delivers higher spectral efficiency, as well as superior rain mitigation techniques, that play a critical role in keeping links available in the hardest geographic locations.

"We are excited to add BRI to our portfolio of financial customers, leveraging our SatLink® technology," said Payam Herischi, President and CCO, EMC Satcom Technologies. "BRI's large-scale connectivity requirements align with the capabilities and strengths of our technology, enabling scalability, stability and efficiency within the network." "Financial institutions, with numerous remote locations and massive data processing, such as BRI, benefit from the design features of the SatLink® portfolio," said Herischi.

Emerging Markets Communications has a significant presence in the Asia-Pacific region with corporate offices and field support centers in Jakarta, Indonesia; Kuala Lumpur, Singapore; Hyderabad, India; Dhaka, Bangladesh; and Almaty, Kazakhstan. The company provides satellite (VSAT) communications services including managed capacity, end-to-end service and on-going support for the remote sites.

About Emerging Markets Communications
Emerging Markets Communications, Inc. (EMC) is a global satellite and terrestrial communications company specializing in delivering mission-critical, network services for the global energy industry, maritime, mobile network operators, carriers, governments, NGOs and worldwide enterprises with locations in the most remote and/or challenging areas of the world. As a proven industry leader, EMC enables customers the agility, scalability and efficiency designed to facilitate growth for their global operations. The company operates in 150 countries, with 41 global field support centers and wholly-owned infrastructure of teleports and terrestrial pops in US, Europe, Brazil and Africa. EMC is financially backed by ABRY Partners; a firm specialized in funding the communications industry with $36 billion of completed transactions.

EMC Satcom Technologies, a division of Emerging Markets Communications, LLC, is a global satellite technology company specializing in delivering network products and solutions for the telecom industry, ISPs, governments, financial and industrial enterprises with locations in challenging and underserved areas of the world. EMC Satcom Technologies provides complete IP based satellite network systems, under the SatLink® brand, compliant with DVB-S2 and DVB-RCS2 standards, which operate in all satellite bands. Other products include the bandwidth saving Noise Reduction System (NRS), the PowerBooster and MEO Booster, HD Connect®, and SpeedNet®, a zero-latency browser for use over satellite. These products are in use globally and serve end-users with fixed and mobile communication requirements. R&D for EMC Satcom Technologies is based in Norway.

About BRI
PT Bank Rakyat Indonesia (Persero) Tbk. is the oldest, the largest and the most profitable bank in Indonesia. Since its inception on December 16, 1895, BRI has a commitment to focus on banking services in micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSME's). This commitment is reflected in the allocation of loans for the sectors that affect the livelihood of the population. In 2003, BRI was publicly listed with 30% of its shares on Jakarta Stock Exchange (now Indonesia Stock Exchange/IDX) with the ticker code of BBRI. Currently, BBRI is part of LQ45 equity index, one of blue chips shares in IDX.

For more information, call 1+305-539-1358, email [email protected] or visit http://www.emc-corp.net. Connect with us on LinkedIn or Twitter @emergingmktscom.

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