Telkomsel said in a statement that the latest partnership will continue to drive its transformation to become the leading telecommunications company in Indonesia. By leveraging GoTo’s far-reaching ecosystem, Telkomsel Ekosistem Digital will be able to explore more opportunities and empower more gaming industry players. Telkomsel Ekosistem Digital will also continue to accelerate the development of the Indonesian digital ecosystem, bringing the benefits of digital technology to all aspects of life, at all levels of society.
CEO of Telkomsel Ekosistem Digital, Andi Kristianto, said his goal is to maximize the benefits of Telkomsel’s assets and capabilities to grow Majamojo’s position in the gaming ecosystem. “We are optimistic about the role Majamojo can play, contributing to the development of the gaming industry and digital ecosystem in Indonesia and Southeast Asia,” he added.
Research on games and esports for Indonesia 2021, by Decision Lab and communications agency Vero, found that at least 52 million Indonesians regularly play games. The gambling scene in Indonesia is dominated by Millennials between the ages of 26 and 37, 68% of whom have an average income of IDR 10 million per month. Furthermore, according to a report by gaming research firms, Newzoo and Niko Partners, mobile gaming in Southeast Asia grew by 180% between 2014 and 2017 and is expected to continue growing over the next five years. Shibuya Data Count also estimates that the compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of the gaming industry in Southeast Asia will reach 8.5% in 2020-2025.