#kamisukareview – Data traffic 3 Indonesia increased by 57% compared to the first day of Eid al-Fitr last year. This increase was dominated by the use of messaging and teleconferencing services such as Whatsapp, Zoom, and Google Duo.
For example, the use of Zoom increased to 87% on the first day of Eid, compared to the previous day. In addition, data traffic for the use of Instagram and TikTok social media also surged on the first day of Eid.
Indonesian Data Traffic 3 Increases
When compared to the normal days before social restrictions were imposed, the increase in data traffic on Eid al-Fitr occurred by 19%, and when compared to the normal days since the social restrictions were enacted, the increase in traffic on Eid al-Fitr occurred by 8%.
For SMS and Voice services, it has decreased by around 20% (SMS) and 40% (voice) compared to last year's Eid. This is because many customers have switched to using video / teleconferencing applications.
“Different from the previous year, the existence of this pandemic made friendship more limited, many had to celebrate Eid this year without being able to meet with family and loved ones. Communication is virtually established by relying on messaging applications and video / teleconferencing services.
“The optimization and improvement of the 4.5G Pro network quality that we have done has also succeeded in anticipating an increase in data traffic well and maintaining customer connections 3 during Idul Fitri,” said M. Buldansyah, vice president director of 3 Indonesia.
Previously, 3 Indonesia had also made efforts to improve its network in 216 points of interest (POI) which focused on densely populated areas and logistics transportation routes throughout Indonesia.
In more detail, there are 45 POIs in Sumatra, 95 POIs in Jabodetabek and West Java, 41 POIs in other areas of Java, Bali and Nusa Tenggara, along with 35 POIs in Kalimantan and Sulawesi.
In addition, to further ensure the provision of reliable networks, 3 has also built 2,500 new BTS, and added network capacity in 4,000 BTS in residential areas. 18 units of the Cell on wheels (COW) fleet were also deployed at a number of strategic points. Optimization was also carried out in the COVID-19 referral hospital area.
“We hope that this pandemic can be quickly overcome, meanwhile, together with us, we will obey government regulations by carrying out social restriction procedures and maintaining the health and cleanliness of the surroundings.
Hopefully we can meet again soon with family and dear friends. The 4.5G Pro 3 network will always be present to accompany all customers so that #DirumahOnTerusss, “concluded Danny.