Founded in 1983 as PT Elang Mahkota Teknologi (the Emtek Group), a company providing personal computer services, the Emtek Group has evolved into a modern, integrated group of companies with three main business divisions: Media, Telecommunications and IT Solutions, and Connectivity.
The Media Division consists of two free-to-air (FTA) television channels. SCTV is one of Indonesia’s leading nationwide free-to-air channels with audiences in excess of 160 million viewers in more than 240 cities across the country. The Jakarta-based O Channel provides free-to-air lifestyle and entertainment programming for the capital.
The Solutions Division provides a range of infrastructure and information, communication and technology solutions for the telecommunication, banking and retail payment industries, including service solutions for integrated VSAT, smart card infrastructure and the retail distribution of telecommunications services.
The Connectivity Division consists of new initiatives under development in TV and internet services, including a wireless digital pay-TV service for the greater Jakarta area, and a wireless broadband internet service for the greater Jakarta and Surabaya areas.
The Emtek Parent Company made an Initial Public Offering (IPO) of 10% of its fully paid-up capital on the Indonesian Stock Exchange on 12 January 2010 to raise funds for futher investment in its business.