JAKARTA, Feb 20 - (ACN Newswire) - Uzone.id, a portal focused on lifestyle developed by Metranet, today announced the launch of a newly redesigned web interface with a fresh look and tweaked user-friendliness. This initiative follows an achievement in which the portal successfully claimed Alexa's 21th rank of Top Sites in Indonesia on February 18, 2016.
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 of creating future business opportunities today has led to various initiatives carried out including mobile content, e-commerce, online ticketing, and social network games and publishing.
In 2011, Metranet entered into a strategic partnership with Microsoft Corporation, by presenting online media umsn.co.id. Entering 2012, Metranet initiated a partnership in the field of e-commerce, eBay, which was substantiated later that year in a joint venture with a new name, PT Metra Plasa.
Metranet is currently developing mobile and online media business by increasing online visits, enriching services, and optimizing the monetization process, which is managed through two business divisions, digital advertising (UAd) and digital payment (UPoint). For more information, please visit www.metranet.co.id.