Nextren.com – Currently, three major operators have started testing and deploying 5G internet for general customers.
Although it is still limited in area and reach, it turns out that public interest is very high.
Since cellular operators in Indonesia began to adopt 5G technology that offers super-fast data access, at the same time cellular phone manufacturers in Indonesia have enjoyed a surge in demand for 5G smartphones.
This was felt, among others, by Oppo Indonesia. Aryo Meidianto. A, PR Manager for Oppo Indonesia, said that his company has enjoyed an increase in sales of Oppo’s 5G phones since mid-2021.
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He mentioned that the increase in sales of Oppo 5G devices in 2021 occurred in the May-July period.
“The peak occurred in July where this month many telecommunication operators in Indonesia launched 5G networks, although on a limited basis,” said Aryo when speaking at the Indonesia 5G Conference, session I themed ‘Technology Exploration and Service Use Cases. 5G in Various Industries’, Tuesday (26/10/2021).
Aryo explained that the launch of 5G networks by cellular operators in Indonesia in June-July 2021 made sales of Oppo’s 5G devices increase by more than 30 percent.
Based on records, Telkomsel in early 2021 opened the 5G gateway in the country, followed by Indosat Ooredoo and XL Axiata.