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Indonesia’s video streaming quality among worst in Asia: Report

News Desk

The Jakarta Post

Jakarta  /  Thu, November 15, 2018  /  08:38 pm
Indonesia’s video streaming quality among worst in Asia: Report

The scores were given based on the criteria stipulated by the International Telecommunication Union, such as picture quality, loading time and stalling frequency. (Shutterstock/File)

Indonesia’s video streaming quality is among the worst in Asia, according to OpenSignal, a United States-based company that specializes in mapping wireless coverage.

In the company's The State of Mobile Video report released in September, Indonesia placed 12th among the 14 countries listed in terms of quality of overall mobile video streaming  experience. The countries include East and Southeast Asian countries and Australia, reported kompas.com.

Indonesia received 45.6 points out of 100, above Cambodia with 40.7 and the Philippines at the bottom with 35 points. Meanwhile Singapore tops the list with 66.9 points.

Despite the differences, OpenSignal reported that all 14 countries are included in the "good-to-fair" category.

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The scores were given based on criteria stipulated by the International Telecommunication Union, such as picture quality, loading time and stalling frequency.

OpenSignal also ranked Indonesia’s top five mobile network operators by their video streaming quality. Telkomsel came out first, followed by XL, Smartfren, Tri and Indosat.

In terms of overall download speed, South Korea is the fastest in the world with 45.58 Mbps, followed by Norway (40.25 Mbps) and Singapore (38.11 Mbps). Meanwhile Indonesia ranked sixth from the bottom with 6.66 Mbps. (iru/kes)