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Arkadin and Chunghwa Telecom Sign Partnership to Broaden Conferencing Services to CustomersPartnership Strengthens Arkadin's Presence in Asia-Pacific With Its 50th Global Office (July 16, 2012)
TAIPEI, TAIWAN -- (Marketwire) -- 07/16/12 -- Arkadin, one of the world's largest collaboration service providers, and Chunghwa Telecom, the incumbent telecommunications provider in Taiwan, announced today a partnership that will strengthen and extend their market potential in the region. Under the terms of the agreement, Arkadin will be the audio and web collaboration services provider to Chunghwa. Chunghwa's business customers will benefit with more comprehensive and innovative collaboration services with superior performance and reliability.
"This is a highly strategic partnership between two companies with similar goals to provide the highest quality audio conferencing and collaboration services on the market," says T. F. Leng, President of Chunghwa Telecom International Business Group. "Chunghwa customers will now have a broader range of conferencing options, including audio, web conferencing and event services. Chunghwa customers will also be able to access conferencing services via mobile applications for iPhone, Android, and Blackberry devices."
"To deliver on our promise of providing the best and most advanced collaboration services in the market, we seek partnerships with telecoms who share similar commitment to growth and customer service excellence," says Olivier de Puymorin, CEO and founder of Arkadin. "Chunghwa's industry-leading vision and networking excellence has propelled it to one of the most respected telecommunications companies in the world. We are proud to be affiliated with them and confident our combined strengths will enable greater innovation and increased market coverage in the region."
Arkadin establishes its 50th global office
To underscore its commitment to the partnership, Arkadin will establish local operations in Taipei making it their 50th global office. "A core competitive advantage is our localized approach to business," says Serge Genetet, Arkadin's EVP of Asia Pacific. "We look forward to working closely with the Chunghwa's team to help grow and expand market share in the region."
Founded in 2001, Arkadin is a leading Global Collaboration Service Provider offering a complete range of remote collaboration solutions from audio, web and video conferencing to Unified Communications. Arkadin enables all types and sizes of organizations to communicate and collaborate effectively using its user-friendly and cost-efficient solutions to increase business productivity. With a global network of 50 operating centres in 29 countries throughout Asia, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Latin America and North America, Arkadin delivers its business solutions around the world using a Software as a Service model so enabling customers to benefit from fast, scalable deployments with a high ROI. Arkadin provides added value to its base of over 25,500 customers with dedicated, local support. To find out more about Arkadin please visit www.arkadinapac.com.
About Chunghwa Telecom
Chunghwa Telecom (TWSE: 2412) (NYSE: CHT) is Taiwan's leading telecom service provider. The Company provides fixed-line, mobile and Internet and data services to residential and business customers in Taiwan. To find out more about Chunghwa Telecom, please visit www.cht.com.tw/en
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