5G could increase productivity to 9.4 million GDP per capita in the next decade.
The Id Head 5G taskforce, Denny Setiawan, said the goc is planning to auction off the 2.3 GHz spectrum this year.
Other countries in APAC had started to free up mid-band spectrum and were on their way to implementing commercial use of 5G.
Thailand auctioned off almost 3000 Mhz of spectrum in Feb 2020.
In APAC, total 5G internet connections in each countries for 2025 are, as follows: south korea (67%), singapore (34%), malaysia (20%), japan (47%), Australia (54%), India (7%), and Indonesia (5%) meaning that 95% of internet connectivity in Id will be provided by pre-5G tech (e.g. 4G) untill 2025.