Millions of Indosat Ooredeoo Hutchison subscribers will now play Liga1 game exclusively on Virtualness

February 5, 2024
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Millions of Indosat Ooredeoo Hutchison subscribers will now play Liga1 game exclusively on Virtualness

Jakarta, February 5, 2024 - Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison (Indosat or IOH) today announced a partnership with one of the pioneering mobile-based GenAI digital platforms, Virtualness. This collaboration will offers a new digital experience for football fans in Indonesia, particularly fans of Liga 1 Indonesia.

Indosat customers through the IM3 and Tri brands can experience the excitement of playing Liga 1 Fantasy Football, and virtual trivia games via the myIM3 and bima+applications. Fans can also experience team building and intense interaction withclubs, players and fellow club supporters who are part of the Liga 1 Indonesiafootball competition.

Ritesh Kumar Singh, Director & Chief Commercial Officer of Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison, stated, “Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison is very enthusiastic in welcoming this collaboration with Virtualness and PT Liga Indonesia Baru. With the spirit of mutual cooperation to accelerate digitalisation in Indonesia, we consistently invite more partners from various industrial sectors to open up infinite possibilities. Through this collaboration, we are optimistic that we can increase the marvellous experience for football fans in Indonesia through Indosat digital ecosystem.”

Saurabh Doshi, Co-Founder of Virtualness, added, “This collaboration is a great opportunity for us to collaborate with Indosat to elevate fan engagement of Liga1 Fantasy Football. Now millions of Indosat subscribers can utilize these features in the myIM3 and bima+ apps to play, have fun, and even have the opportunity to win various special prizes. We are grateful to our loyal Virtualness users, particularly those who have participated in our virtual football experience.”

Liga 1 Fantasy Football is a football manager game where users can build teams that play in Liga 1 Indonesia virtually . Similar to real football games, Liga 1 Fantasy Football users can construct teams consisting of goalkeepers, defenders, midfielders, strikers, and reserve players to qualify the team. Each user’s points are determined by the results of the Liga1 Indonesia tournament real-time , and winners are selected based on the highest points in each tournament. In alignment with the partnership with Virtualness, PT. Liga Indonesia Baru (LIB) also emphasized that through this collaboration and innovation, Indonesian football fans can experience the sensation of managing a real football team.

“Indonesian football fans can now enjoy the various conveniences and excitement of Liga1 Fantasy Football games they have been anticipating. We are optimistic that we can continue to provide new innovations that can bring more meaningful experiences for allIndonesian football fans,” said Budiman Dalimunthe, Chief of MarketingOfficer of PT Liga Indonesia Baru.Experience first hand the sensation of developing strategy for Liga1 Indonesian team here!

About Indosat Ooredoo HutchisonIndosat Ooredoo Hutchison  

(Indosat, IDX: ISAT) has the vision to become the most preferred digital telecommunications company in Indonesia. Together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, Indosat provides cellular services, ICT solutions, data centers, Fiber to the Home (FTTH), electronic payment services, financial services, and other digital services. Indosat has a larger purpose of empowering Indonesia, and with the spirit of Gotong Royong, Indosat wants to be the main collaborator in realising it and creating meaningful change.

About  Virtualness  

Virtualness is a mobile-first platform, powered by generative AI and blockchain, for users to create and sell digital goods, as well as play fun games. Founded in 2022 by industry leaders Kirthiga Reddy and Saurabh Doshi, Virtualness is building the playbook for easy design, efficient sharing, and seamless digital commerce.Authenticated creators, brands, and sports and media organisations can use Virtualness to design, mint, and showcase branded digital goods; easily share across their social media channels; directly interact with their community; enable unique experiences and unlock new channels for monetisation. Funding led by BlockchangeVentures with participation from Polygon Ventures, f7 Ventures, Micron Ventures, Better Ventures, FalconX, ImpactVenture Capital, Neythri Futures Fund, Oceans Ventures, Perot Jain, VC3 DAO, Carolyn Everson, Randi Zuckerberg,Nuseir Yassin (Nas Daily), Marina Mogilko, Nikki Farb, Shayamal Vallabhjee, Stacy Brown-Philpot, and other thought-leaders.