Indonesia Telecom Market- According to report analysis, ‘Indonesia: Country Intelligence Report’ the telecom service revenue growth in Indonesia over 2017-2022 will be mainly driven by the mobile data and fixed broadband segments. Mobile data will continue to be the largest revenue-contributing segment through 2022, led by rising mobile Internet subscription, especially over smartphones and increasing M2M connections. Moreover, Indonesia has witnessed a massive transformation in the area of information and communication technologies. Whereas, it is observed that with the more developed in the telecommunication sector of Indonesia is going to pertain the handsome share of the market. Indonesia has the largest mobile phone market in the world with the millions of subscribers which also result in the growth in the market of telecommunication in the forecast period.
Going forward, operators will focus on offering data-centric services and invest in network expansions and next-generation technologies such as LTE-A and 5G. The broadband segment will witness investments in FTTx technology, supported by government efforts to boost broadband penetration in the country, providing significant opportunities for vendors and investors in the coming years. Moreover, in the industry of telecommunication in Indonesia, there are some of the major companies which are currently operating in this market with the efficient use of technology which includes Telkom Indonesia, Indosat Ooredoo, XL Axiata, 3 Indonesia, Smartfren, Bakrie Telecom, Citra Sari Makmur, First Media Indovision Transvision, and others. Whereas, Telkomsel, Indosat Ooredoo, Hutcheson 3 Indonesia, and XL Axiata are the four major key players that control nearly 90 percent of the country’s cellular phone market. The government of Indonesia is eager to enhance the internet connectivity throughout the country whereas, the providers of telecommunication will be benefitted from this effort of government in an effective manner.
The Telkom is Indonesia’s largest telecommunications network and service provider which experienced a massive growth in the past few years by increasing the number of broadband services subscribers and it is also observed that the company’s traffic data is going to expand more with the primarily caused by the rise in the number of smartphones user’s. Moreover, the Indosat is focusing on the development of its network which further led to a significant growth in the industry of Indonesia Telecom Market. It has been expected that the competition will intensify further as all operators are focusing on improving and expanding their 3G/LTE network capacity as well as coverage. 3G will continue to be the most adopted mobile technology throughout the forecasted period while rising demand for high-speed data services and LTE network investments from operators will drive 4G subscription growth over the forecast period,
More research and development in the telecommunication sector of Indonesia will result to acquire the huge share in the market by the key players and welcome new players with huge investment and offer new opportunities for both such as the key players and consumers. In addition, due to the extensive use of data in the corporate sector and cyber centers of Indonesia has driven the growth of the telecommunication industry in Indonesia. Therefore, in the future, it is expected that the market for telecommunication in Indonesia will grow in the coming years.
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Ankur Gupta, head marketing & communications