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Home » Blog » tips-melakukan-telekonferensi-kongkow-dengan-kartu-telkomsel-hanya-seribu-rupiah
09 Sep 2015

[Note: This article was first written in 9-September-2015, and subsequently updated on 7-January-2017 to update it with relevant information, especially on new pricing from Telkomsel. When the article was written, the price of PSTN was 1.000 per SMS. As of 7-January-2017, the price of PSTN is Rp 2.500 per SMS]

Why it is hard to believe that making a conference call doesn’t have to be expensive? In the previous article we have already explained that the cost of teleconferencing with Kongkow Conferencing is very cheap, beside it’s easy to use also. You can save up to 95% of the costs compared to another international conferencing service provider.

Some of Kongkow users still have the misconception that using Kongkow  Conferencing only cheap if you use a fixed phone (PTSN)  while using a mobile phone or cell phone is still considered expensive.

Here are 2 tips from us to make conference call using Kongkow Conferencing  through GSM number with a cheap cost.

#1. Conference call using Smartfren

The cost of Smartfren cellular is the cheapest among mobile phone provider in Indonesia. Smartfren user can make low cost conference call instantly. Using Smartfren to call Kongkow conference bridge only cost IDR 5.5 per second. Do not forget about the cool Andromax Smartfren phone.

#2. Conference call using Simpati and Kartu As (Telkomsel)

For Telkomsel prepaid users, we also have tips how to make a conference call using Simpati and conference call Kartu As with cheap cost. Only 1,000 2,500 rupiah per 12 minutes. The trick is, you just type the SMS with the content : PTSN and send to number 8999 from your Simpati or Kartu As number.  In this way you will get Rp. 20.000,-  of the home phone service quota (PTSN) for 1 day. Based on our experience, this quota can be used to make a conference call to 021-50158585 (conference bridge Kongkow) for 12 minutes. Meaning that if you want to do teleconferencing for a half hour, just type PTSN and send it to 8999 3 times. You willl get a quota of PTSN as much as Rp. 60,000. It is cheap, right?