ARTICLES — October 14, 2019

The Global Impact of an Hour Without Internet

Panic! That’s the modern-day definition of losing your internet. If you think it’s a hyperbole, wait until you see the monetary loss some countries will suffer if the internet is down.

China              $179.040.000/hour

US                  $ 55.020.000/hour

UK                  $15.100.000/hour

Japan             $13.980.000/hour

Germany        $9.430.000/hour

Listed above are the top 5 countries that will suffer the most loss without an hour of internet. This only goes to show how integral the internet is to the world’s economy. It’s not only running businesses, but the internet also keeps governments, industries, schools, homes, and people connected.

Now let’s bring these numbers closer to home by taking a look at Indonesia’s e-commerce industry. 

Indonesia has been a red hot e-commerce market for its anticipated global explosion. In the last year alone, our internet users have shot 10% to 64,8% out of the total population of 264 million Indonesians. More and more people are getting connected and making transactions online, bringing projected sales of about US$13,16 billion in e-commerce alone. Divide that number by the total hours in a year and you’ll get $1,5 million: the loss the industry will suffer if we lose an hour of internet.

Keeping your internet running is important to ensure the growth of your business. Not only that, it helps your business stays reliable and trustworthy in your customers’ books. In order to minimize the risk of losing internet connection, get your business the reliable and secure connectivity with Telkomsel Managed Service Connectivity. 

Telkomsel MSC provides highly reliable internet with back-up link and a guaranteed 99% SLA. It comes with an advanced dashboard that helps you monitor and manage the usage of your connected devices in real-time. Its high-security technology will ensure your sensitive data are always protected. And if any support issue should arise, the nationwide after-sales team will solve it for you in no less than 4 hours. All you need to do is relax and watch Telkomsel IoT do the work for you.

Regardless of the industry sector, the reliability of your internet connection determines the growth of your business. But don’t panic and lose sleep over it because Telkomsel MSC is the reliable and secure connectivity solution for your business. Get in touch with us today and find out what IoT can do for you.

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