JAKARTA, Feb 21, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - Uzone.id, a portal focused on lifestyle developed by Metranet, has announced the launch of a newly redesigned web interface with a fresh look and tweaked user-friendliness. This initiative follows an achievement February 18 in which the portal successfully claimed Alexa's 21th rank of Top Sites in Indonesia.
CEO of Metranet, Didik Budi Santoso, said that Metranet aims to develop a portal that is informative, inspiring, and entertaining. "Since its inception in 2013, we wanted to make it as a media that is not only informative and entertaining, but also able to help the readers get the information they need."
As the media industry in Indonesia grows at an unprecedented pace, Uzone.id keeps innovating by expanding its news segments through its seven news channels; news, economy, entertainment, sport, lifestyle, science tech, and automotive, and widen the partnership with a number of big names in media industry in Indonesia, such as Republika, Tempo, Mabua Magazine, Tabloid Bintang, to name a few.
"The media industry in Indonesia is projected to be getting stronger for years to come, therefore we want to be among those with the aggressive growth by providing the quality, factual yet entertaining and inspiring contents," concluded Mr. Santoso.
Metranet is a subsidiary of PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk which was formed in April, 2009. The Company's vision is to create future opportunities to generate significant revenue for our company. In its development, various business initiatives have been carried out, such as mobile content, commerce, online ticketing, and social network game publishers.
In 2011, Metranet entered into a strategic cooperation with Microsoft Corporation, by presenting online media umsn.co.id. Entering 2012, Metranet initiated a cooperation with global partners in the field of e-commerce, eBay. As result, in Sept 2012, cooperation with eBay is substantiated by forming a joint venture with a new name, PT Metra Plasa.
In line with business transformation of the company, Metranet is currently focusing on developing mobile and online media business by increasing online visits, enriching services, and optimizing the monetization process. This transformation accomplished in 2 business portfolios, digital advertising (UAd) and digital payment (UPoint). For more information,please visit www.metranet.co.id.