ARTICLES — March 10, 2021

5G in Indonesia: What It Means and How It Will Speed Up the Nation’s Business Growth

5G is here to change how the world connects to each other. That means it won’t be long before worldwide society adapts to the new way of technological life across industries, markets, and regions. in addition to the continued networking within the 5G IoT, its focus will be on meeting the growing needs of the networked society even more optimally than before.

In Indonesia, the 5G technology standard is predicted to provide more than just developments of existing mobile communication technologies. According to The Jakarta Post, the nation is set to become one of the world’s digital economic powerhouses, and 5G will play an instrumental role in the economy. Along with digital transformation, 5G will also speed up Indonesia’s enterprises’ growth to move away from a resource-driven economy to a digital-based economy.

It’s safe to say the primary aim of 5G in Indonesia is set to expand the infrastructural conditions of conventional networks. But more importantly, improvements offered by 5G will give businesses in Indonesia access to faster data transfer speeds and improved network reliability. Here’s how.

Faster Connection Speeds

5G is significantly faster than what the 4G network offers, which is definitely an improvement that will surely be of interest to businesses across all industries and sectors. NB-IoT, for example, offers wide coverage areas with deep indoor penetration, enabling businesses to establish streamlined connectivity. Combined with the speed 5G provides, moving significant amounts of data won’t cause any network issues.

Greater Device Capacity

Networks are not unlimited and can only handle a predefined number of devices and data transmission simultaneously. Offices are utilizing more and more devices, and that’s where 5G comes in to handle the increased loads. With 5G’s large spectrum band, enterprise networks can host large numbers of devices in their IT infrastructure, all of which can undertake simultaneous data transfer.

Lower Latency

Latency refers to response time—the length of time it takes between data being sent and received. For example, lower latency enables businesses to stream high-resolution video, audio, and images instantaneously without any lag or glitches. This can bring richer communication experiences with both customers and employees alike, enabling easier decision-making and more accurate outcomes.

Effective Remote Work

One of the greatest advantages of mobile devices in the business world is that it allows employees to work from essentially anywhere. Because they can take mobile devices anywhere they go, workers can take their work with them even out of the office. With the higher data speeds that 5G deployments promise, remote work can be accomplished at faster rates even when employees aren’t connected to a business network.

The presence of 5G will provide a positive impact for businesses in Indonesia, and now is the right time for you to decide when to invest in 5G, supported with the right strategy. Start your free trial at https://telkomseliot.com/en/request-free-trial and bring remarkable benefits to your business and Indonesia’s future digital-based economy.

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