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The Sinar Mas Group is one of the largest conglomerates in Indonesia. Founded in 1962, Sinar Mas operates in different sectors such as pulp & paper, agribusiness, real estate, financial services, telecommunications, and mining. The company owns multiple subsidiaries such as PT Asia Pulp & Paper, Smartfren Telecom, PT Mega Media Indonesia and PT Smart. Sinar Mas businesses are listed in the Indonesian and Singapore stock exchanges.


Smartfren Telecom is one of the subsidiaries of Sinar Mas Group, which is centered on providing high quality cellular services in Indonesia. Smartfren Telecom wanted to develop a chat app to promote its telecommunication services among wide range of people. This chat app was also intended to acquire new customers and build strong relationship with them. The app would have to support both personal and group chatting and other latest chat app features.

FuGenX Solutions

The main challenge FuGenX faced in building Circle Chat app was making it equally user-friendly and technically sounding as well as scalable for the increased number of users. After a comprehensive study of the Smartfren Telecom business and the purpose of the app, FuGenX built a result-oriented strategy to develop secured mobile messaging chat app with all the required features. FuGenX followed the scrum methodology to build Circle Chat app on iOS platform.


  • Circle Chat helped Smartfren Telecom to get the customers’ high interest in its different telecommunication services and solutions
  • Smartfren Telecom acquired more new customers and built a strong rapport with them through Circle Chat App

App Features

  • Users can chat one to one or in a group
  • Easy and quick transfer of videos, images and contacts
  • As a special feature, user can identify strangers who are using circle chat app in the surrounding areas, and invite and start chatting with them
  • App can easily be shared with others
  • Registration is not imperative for users
  • Users can use app lock feature to lock app from being misused


Technologies Used:(iOS)

Objective-C, Xcode, Photoshop

About FuGenX

FuGenX is a premiere Deloitte award winning mobility company, pioneering high-quality products and ideas in the mobile space. FuGenX empowers organizations to successfully win the business competition with multi-edge mobile apps across devices and operating systems. FuGenX offers custom-made mobile apps to help businesses effectively engage with customers and partners. Also, to enhance employee productivity and achieve agility in the work process by building connected enterprise with result-oriented enterprise applications.

FuGenX also helps startups and enterprises to introduce innovative venture to the market with customizable and inventive mobility solutions – Fx RMP, Fx Chat and Fx mBasket.