The number of smartphone users in India which was estimated to reach over 748 million in 2020 (Statista.com), has already crossed the 500million mark reaching a penetration rate of 54%, with an estimate to reach 96% by 2040.
Ramadan is Indonesia’s largest festivity and thus it brings out more opportunities for brands and businesses to connect with the right audience. Due to rapid digital adoption and increased digitalization, new users are seen enjoying online shopping in Indonesia last year making the brand’s online-offline shopping experience smooth. The E-commerce transactions have grown to 2.1X for FMCG products mainly in non-metro areas during 2021.
MOCA is honored to announce its official partnership with MangaToon and NovelToon. MangaToon and NovelToon are Indonesia and Vietnam’s top apps for quadratic fiction and comics and have gained popularity among generation Z in Southeast Asia, Europe, and South American regions.
Passionate in Marketing caught up with Mr. Vishal Singh to discuss about how App Retention strategies help brands to increase their user base in the competitive landscape of mobile marketing.
In Indonesia, the OTT market is anticipated to experience intensive growth over the past years due to the increasing popularity of smartphones and the internet, which have dramatically altered the distribution of content in the country. The increase in OTT subscriptions improves the localization efforts in the country, which focus on creating local original content, maintaining competitive price points, and building local partnerships. The availability of high-speed internet and smartphone applications has augmented the growth of the OTT market and has contributed to the rise of OTT platforms in Indonesia.
Working remotely and meeting people in a virtual world has become a reality in a new world of work that has created new possibilities for collaboration and growth, as well as letting technologies adopt the new changes. One major change that has emerged, is connecting the world into 3D virtual reality, which is termed as the next generation of the internet known as Metaverse. The combination of augmented, virtual and mixed reality will become a key medium for social and business engagement.
Globally there has been a surge in the number of smartphone users, in Asia-Pacific alone for example the number of users has increased significantly from about 800 million in 2014 to more than 1,400 million in 2019. The number of smartphone users in India that was estimated to reach over 748 million in 2020 (Statista.com), has already crossed the 500million mark reaching a penetration rate of 54%, with an estimate to reach 96% by 2040.
A decade after Transsion first set its course for Africa, it became Africa’s Top Smartphone maker. The success of its leading phone brands Tecno, Itel, and Infinix has especially shown how a company with a strong regional focus, the right product mix, and strategic pricing can outperform bigger and more dominant firms.
Vishal Singh, India GM & Global Commercials VP, MOCA Technology, writes on the invitation and exclusively for our special series BRIEF22, where industry stalwarts, thought leaders, industry captains, business heads, brand custodians and other C-suite heads share their learnings from 2021, and guidance and inspiration for the year ahead.
While the world battled Covid 19, the Vietnamese government implemented various policies to keep the economy afloat. Vietnam is considered one of the world’s fastest-growing emerging markets in the past decade. Economic growth momentum was significantly moderated in 2020, due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.