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Indonesian Consumers are More Confident to Shop Online

Online shopping is no longer uncommon among Indonesians. Not only for residents of Jakarta or the rest of Java or even Sumatera,  but also in places like Balikpapan, Sulawesi, Lombok, even West Papua. Obstacles remain in various forms and issues such as fraud still cloud the practice but the number of online shops launched in Indonesia shows that the trust between consumers and sellers on the potential of e-commerce in Indonesia keep rising.

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How Communities Help Shape Companies

Due to the growth of Indonesia’s Internet users, industry practitioners are no longer coming from only the companies and the business owners but also from the various communities across many different segments that take advantage of what the Internet offers. Members of communities who often represent market movements clearly demonstrate their appeal to a number of high profile global tech companies to assist them in their expansion efforts in Indonesia.

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What is Atme?

Over the last few days, there had been advertisements for @me (atme) on TV. While it offers little information, @me promises freebies related to phone calls, SMS, and sticker service between its users. Based on what we discovered, there may be a link between @me at a mobile operator.

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Analysis  Opinion 

Prepaid Nation. Or How Online Services Companies Can Make Money in Indonesia

The other day Pando published a story about how being “big in Indonesia” is like a kiss of death for Path. In a similar way, this seems to apply to other companies like BlackBerry, Friendster, Multiply, and Koprol, though obviously not to all international technology companies. With that in mind, what failed them and why is Indonesia such a tough market to crack financially?

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Analysis  Interview 

If You Think Indonesia’s e-Commerce Market Is Perplexing, You Haven’t Done Your Research

Several days ago Quartz published an article about the state of the e-commerce industry in Indonesia. The article pointed out the quirky characteristics of the Indonesian market which contribute to the challenges for anyone wishing to operate an online commerce venture in the country. Andrias Ekoyuono of startup incubator Ideosource and Magnus Ekbom of e-commerce giant Lazada weigh in on the matter.

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Mobile Carriers Must Rediscover Themselves to Survive The Onslaught of Communications Apps

Last year Viber CEO Talmon Marco took the fight to the telco companies around the world. On stage at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, he described how Viber had introduced various features to text messaging in just two years that SMS still did not have after decades. This year, WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum announced voice calling for WhatsApp at the same event. The war between telco infrastructure companies and communication services companies is becoming more intense.

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