Posts Tagged: Indonesia

Indonesia is a tricky market. Though it has immense potential growth over the next decade, the country is comprised of over 10,000 islands, with diverse languages and cultures in many different areas, so reaching out to these people has its own sets of challenges. The tech infrastructure is still growing, too. But where many might see a hindrance at first glance can turn out to be opportunities for savvy players

Angry Smartfren Users Still Mad Due to Company’s Very Late Explanation

Yesterday, the fiasco made by Indonesian telco and handset manufacturer Smartfren made news all over Indonesia as the company’s internet c...

  • March 27, 2013
  • at 11:00 am
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Kreditmart Lets Indonesians Purchase Goods in Installments Without Credit Cards

Credit card adoption in Indonesia is still very slow, with only 13.4 million credit cards issued up until 2012, which makes up a 4.5 percent...

  • March 26, 2013
  • at 7:00 pm
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Time For Southeast Asia to Get Flirty: WeChat Adds ‘Look Around’ Feature on BlackBerry

The China-made messaging app WeChat launched on BlackBerry late last year, taking aim at potential users in Southeast Asia and other BB-lovi...

  • March 25, 2013
  • at 4:37 pm
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Anime Pirates Game Lets You be Part of Popular Manga ‘One Piece’ World

Indonesian game publisher Prodigy Infinitech launched a new game a couple of days ago called Anime Pirates. The game is basically a Facebook...

  • March 22, 2013
  • at 3:00 pm
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Rakuten Splits With MNC Group, Leaving Indonesia E-Commerce Site in Doubt

(Updated on March 25th: MNC confirms the break-up and is now looking to sell its 49 percent share back to Rakuten. The Indonesian company sa...

  • March 21, 2013
  • at 10:48 pm
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Brand24 Monitors Social Media Activity Lightning Fast for Brands in Indonesia

Brand24.co.id, an Indonesian company that specializes in monitoring online social marketing – and the company which brought us Jakarta...

  • March 20, 2013
  • at 4:00 pm
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MOL Acquires AyoPay, Confirms Indonesia is Top Priority This Year

Malaysia’s leading payment service giant, MOL, has acquired Indonesia’s AyoPay for an undisclosed sum. AyoPay is a 20-man team b...

  • March 20, 2013
  • at 11:01 am
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Indonesia Loves to Guess: See Which Locally-Made Game Booted WeChat from Top Spot on iOS

Do you guys remember the Indonesian game Icon Pop Quiz which received props from Korean singer PSY in December? Well, its developer, Alegriu...

  • March 19, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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Backed By Japan’s WWS Corp, NusaResearch Aims to be Indonesia’s Top Online Research Firm

Indonesian online market research site NusaResearch is a startup that believes its Japanese expertise can spice up the Indonesian research e...

  • March 15, 2013
  • at 10:46 pm
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Scoop inks deal with publishers from India, Singapore, Philippines; launches localized apps

Since starting in 2010, Scoop's app has experienced 500,000 downloads and added a collection of over 9,000 books, magazines and newspapers

  • March 27, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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Connection Error: Indonesian Telco Smartfren Under Fire Amidst Prolonged Internet Problems

Indonesian telco and handset manufacturer Smartfren is in hot water right now as there are a huge number of complaints being thrown onto the...

  • March 25, 2013
  • at 7:30 pm
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MNC and Rakuten: Why the Sudden Break Up?

Last night’s news of Rakuten (JSD:4755) breaking up its joint venture with MNC in Indonesia sent shockwaves through the entire tech ec...

  • March 22, 2013
  • at 6:31 pm
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Kompas Group’s Gramediana Hints at Emulating Amazon’s Kindle Business Model?

Indonesian publishing giant Kompas Group launched its digital publishing service Gramediana in beta last month. With the amount of capital a...

  • March 22, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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Truecaller Now Installed on Every 7th Smartphone in India, Eyes Japan and Indonesia Next

Sweden-based crowdsourcing phone directory app Truecaller announced today that the company now processes around 500 million name and number ...

  • March 21, 2013
  • at 12:11 am
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MOL AccessPortal acquires AyoPay, an Indonesian payment service provider

MOL AccessPortal, a subsidiary of MOL Global, has today announced the acquisition of AyoPay, an Indonesian payment service provider focusing...

  • March 20, 2013
  • at 11:11 am
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Veritrans, Indonesia’s Payment Gateway, Relocates Office While Growing 100% Every Month

Indonesian payment gateway for credit cards, Veritrans, just held a get together yesterday to celebrate its relocation to a new office space...

  • March 19, 2013
  • at 5:00 pm
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Indonesian Top Internet Service Providers Accused of Spying on Users

Three Indonesian Internet Service Providers (ISPs) Telkom, Biznet, and Matrixnet Global are somewhat under fire now as they will face 15-yea...

  • March 18, 2013
  • at 7:30 pm
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Agate Jogja Releases 23rd Titok Game Title, This Time Inspired by Russian Meteor

Indonesian game developer Agate Jogja, which is part of Agate Alliance, announced today that the company has released its twenty-third Titok...

  • March 15, 2013
  • at 7:00 pm
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