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



Calling Amateur Film-Makers: Canon is Giving Out $30,000 for Your Drama

Canon has started an online video contest for the Southeast Asia region to celebrate the launch of the Legria HD camcorder. The Legria compe...

  • September 6, 2012
  • at 9:50 pm
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SimPATI Video Competition Gets Instant Hype, Asks You to Dance Like Agnes [VIDEO]

The Indonesian mobile service SimPATI launched a dance video competition today. It’s called Dance Like Agnes. SimPATI is a product of the ...

  • September 5, 2012
  • at 9:53 pm
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3G Channel For Sale in Indonesia, Priced Over $20M

After being postponed since the end of 2011 and rescheduled three times, Indonesia’s Ministry of Communication and Information Technology ...

  • September 5, 2012
  • at 10:00 am
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A Look at Asia’s New Gaming Stars at Tokyo Game Show 2012

The Tokyo Game Show, which has attracted more than 200,000 visitors in the last two years, has revealed the exhibitors for its new “Asia N...

  • September 3, 2012
  • at 9:38 pm
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Rakuten Indonesia Talks About the Indonesian E-Commerce Scene

The president director and CEO of Rakuten Indonesia, Rio Inaba spoke to Detik yesterday about Indonesia’s e-commerce scene, and shared a n...

  • August 31, 2012
  • at 10:00 pm
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Indosat Extends Bonus Program; Sharing Stats in the Process

Indonesian telecommunications provider Indosat is extending its promotional bonus program called “Program 3 hari 3 malam lanjuut” which ...

  • August 30, 2012
  • at 9:00 am
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Sribu Expands its Service Globally Starting Today

Sribu.com, a startup from Indonesia which offers crowdsourced designs, is expanding its service to reach the rest of the world starting toda...

  • August 28, 2012
  • at 9:08 pm
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Indonesians Love Naruto and Football: Top 10 Searches on Google During Lebaran

Google Indonesia recently announced its report [1] two days ago on the hottest keyword searches used during the Lebaran holiday, from August...

  • August 27, 2012
  • at 1:35 pm
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Hackathon. Demo day. Conference. Sparxup 2012 in Jakarta.

Indonesia’s biggest and most prestigious tech startup competition and conference is back. Sparxup 2012 is taking place this October in Jak...

  • August 26, 2012
  • at 3:02 pm
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Alvin Yap Talks about Monetizing the Feature Phone Industry [INTERVIEW]

Readers may recall when we discussed feature phone business opportunities in Indonesia with Andy Zain. Continuing that discussion, we spoke ...

  • September 6, 2012
  • at 5:04 pm
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Football and Girls? DewiBola Delivers 3 Million Pageviews Worth Every Month

Indonesian sporting news portal DewiBola.com (or in English, “Ball Goddess”) offers more than just football and men’s lifestyle conten...

  • September 5, 2012
  • at 3:30 pm
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The Biggest Brands on Social Media in Southeast Asia [INFOGRAPHIC]

Social media marketing is something that brands need to do right – especially as it’s often a shortcut to the hearts and wallets...

  • September 4, 2012
  • at 10:00 am
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Android Triumphs Against iOS in Southeast Asia Market

According to an Ericsson ConsumerLab report, via Tech Republic, Android is the predominant OS used by 31 percent of smartphone users living ...

  • September 3, 2012
  • at 4:00 pm
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Announcing TechinAsia’s Six Cities Roadtrip in Indonesia

Startup Asia Bandung is drawing closer as we roll into September. Tech in Asia will visit six cities in Java, helped along the way by local ...

  • August 31, 2012
  • at 5:30 pm
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Sedapur Looks to Become the Pioneer for Culinary E-Commerce in Indonesia

Sedapur has a name that consists of three different meanings: one is “sedap” which means delicious, “dapur” which means kitchen, and...

  • August 29, 2012
  • at 4:45 pm
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Andy Zain Explains Why the Indonesian Feature Phone Market is Awesome

Inspired by the viral article about China’s two internets – with a divide between the elite and the grassroots – we talked to ...

  • August 27, 2012
  • at 8:10 pm
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Indonesia’s e-commerce market only 0.7% (USD 0.9B) of total retail sales: DailySocial report

A new report by DailySocial Research and Veritrans on the e-commerce market in Indonesia has revealed, among other things, that the country...

  • August 27, 2012
  • at 8:00 am
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@InfoJakarta Shares How to Make the Most of Twitter

What can you do with 140 letters? A lot, reckons @InfoJakarta. The Indonesian city info specialist tweets virtually all topics and news abou...

  • August 24, 2012
  • at 1:10 pm
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