BlackBerry Messenger Akan Menjadi Platform Asli Indonesia

Sep 28, 2016 | Uncategorized

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Dalam rapat terbatas di kantor Presiden pada akhir September ini, Presiden Joko Widodo mendapat informasi bahwa BBM (BlackBerry Messenger) sudah dimiliki 100 persen oleh Indonesia. Presiden Joko Widodo berharap aplikasi teknologi BlackBerry Messenger atau BBM dapat menjadi platform asli Indonesia yang menopang industri e-commerce Tanah Air.
“Hampir semua negara bicara mengenai ekonomi digital. Maka. kita tidak boleh tertinggal. Kita harus ambil peran dalam tren perubahan ini, karena negara-negara besar sudah mulai menggaungkan revolusi industri dengan berbasis pada ekonomi digital ” ujar Jokowi.
Terlebih lagi, Indonesia memiliki potensi besar dalam hal pengembangan e-commerce. Penduduk Indonesia yang mencapai 250 juta jiwa dengan 93,4 persen di antaranya merupakan pengguna internet.
Bahkan pada 2014, jumlah penjualan barang melalui e-commerce di Indonesia mencapai 2,6 miliar dollar AS. Potensi pasar sangat besar dan tidak boleh ditinggalkan begitu saja. Jokowi meyakinkan bahwa potensi ini akan menjadi fondasi Indonesia untuk menjadi ekonomi digital terbesar di Asia Tenggara.
“Kita harapkan, seluruh hal yang berkaitan dengan e-commerce, baik platform ritel maupun platform logistik, bisa menempel ke BBM yang kita siapkan menjadi platform asli Indonesia,” ujar Presiden Jokowi.
Oleh karena itu Presiden Jokowi meminta Kementerian Komunikasi dan Informasi untuk mempercepat infrastruktur telekomunikasi, selain itu Jokowi juga meminta kebijakan mendorong dan mengembangkan dipercepat dengan memprioritaskan akses modal bagi pelaku yang hendak mengembangkan diri dibidang e-commerce. Jika Indonesia mempunyai platform asli di sektor e-commerce, diyakini Indonesia dapat bersaing dengan negara-negara besar lainnya.
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