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Internet, Broadband Services and Forecasts - Indonesia

Internet, Broadband Services and Forecasts - Indonesia

This report presents an overview of Indonesia's internet and broadband market and looks at the changes that have taken place over the last decade or so as the telecommunications industry got back on its feet following the economic crisis of the late 1990s. Commercial internet services were not launched in Indonesia until 1995. Coming into 2013, it was estimated that Indonesia had around 53 million internet users, substantially up on the 13 million reported five years earlier. This meant that internet users comprised about 20% of the population by 2013; clearly a major surge in the market was underway. Fixed broadband internet services, although still very much in their infancy, had become a very significant proportion (around 70%) of the internet subscriber base. The ongoing effort to expand internet access around the country was looking as if it would be impeded by inferior telecommunications infrastructure. This has changed dramatically with the advent of mobile broadband services; the rapid roll-out of the wireless broadband, together with the increasing take up of smartphones, had totally changed the market. Indeed, the country has enormous potential as an online market.

Key developments:

Total broadband subscriptions are growing at around 30% annually;
This is being achieved on the back of the mobile broadband explosion which saw subscribers numbers rapidly approaching 100 million in 2014;
Internet users penetration rapidly approaching 20%, according to the ITU, but some estimates put it as high as 28% already;
Social networking continues to be very popular in Indonesia;
Investment in data centres starting to move forward;
Early signs of adoption of cloud computing by local industry;
Surge in demand for data traffic see operators increasing system capacity;
The MCIT says that 4G/LTE mobile services were not expected until 2014 at the earliest.'
Both Telkom and Indosat expanding the number of WiFi hotspots around the country.

Companies covered in this report include:

PT Telkom, TelkomNet, Telkomsel, PT Indosat, Bakrie Telecom, PT Indosat Mega Media; PT Internux; PT First Media; PT Jasnita Telekomindo; PT Berca Hardayaperkasa; PT Rahajasa Media Internet; PT Comtronics Systems; PT Adiwarta Perdania.


1. Synopsis
2. Internet market
2.1 Overview
2.2 Background
2.2.1 Market survey
2.3 Internet statistics
2.4 Forecasts internet services 2015; 2020
2.5 Social Networking
3. Regulatory developments
3.1 Indonesian Internet Agency (LII)
3.2 Domain names
3.3 Internet information control and the cyber' laws
4. Internet infrastructure
4.1 Telkom's national IP backbone
5. ISP market
6. Broadband networks and services
6.1 Overview
6.1.1 Broadband statistics
6.1.2 Broadband market background
6.2 Broadband service providers
6.2.1 TelkomNet
6.2.2 Indosat Mega Media (IM2)
6.2.3 First Media
6.2.4 MNC Kabel Mediacom
6.2.5 Biznet/max3
6.3 ID-WiBB
6.4 Data centres
6.5 Cloud services
6.6 High-Speed Broadband (HSBB) project
6.6.1 TITO (Trade In Trade Off) Access Modernization Project
6.7 Wireless broadband
6.7.1 Background
6.7.2 WiFi hotspots
6.7.3 WiMAX
6.7.4 LTE / Fourth Generation (4G)
6.8 Internet via satellite
7. E-services
7.1 E-commerce
7.1.1 Electronic Document Interchange (EDI) project
7.1.2 E-commerce payment system
7.1.3 E-government
7.1.4 E-health
8. Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)
9. Notes on scenario forecasts
10. Related reports
Table 1 Internet users 1998 - 2014
Table 2 Fixed internet subscribers 1998 - 2013
Table 3 Dial-up internet subscribers 2004 - 2013
Table 4 Total international internet bandwidth 1998 - 2014
Table 5 Households with internet access 2005 - 2014
Table 6 Forecast of fixed broadband subscribers and penetration rates 2015; 2020
Table 7 Domain name registrations June 2010
Table 8 Internet licences by licence type 2007
Table 9 Historical - TelkomNet's dial-up internet subscribers 2004 - 2011
Table 10 Historical - IndosatNet's dial-up internet subscribers 2010 - 2011
Table 11 Fixed broadband subscribers 2000 - 2014
Table 12 DSL subscribers 2001 - 2013
Table 13 Fixed broadband - subscribers and households - 2013
Table 14 Mobile broadband subscribers 2009 - 2014
Table 15 PT Telkom's fixed broadband subscribers 2004 - 2014
Table 16 PT Telkom's mobile broadband subscribers 2011 - 2013
Chart 1 - Internet users and penetration - 2005 2014

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