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IT in the New Reality for Telecommunications

In an ever more connected world, telecommunication providers are at the heart of keeping society operating during the pandemic –for fast wireless networks with the remote workforce, elastic streaming of media, smart mobile functionality, rich data services and contagion heat maps. With the COVID-19 pandemic prompting lockdowns around the world, and with many people still spending much more time at home than before, there was a shift in network traffic from city centers to the suburbs, and the demand for fast broadband services soared with a quarter of the sector (24 percent) in ‘surge’ mode. Industry leaders, such as Comcast, AT&T, and Verizon, have seen a surge in their at-home internet and voice services in order to support the increased traffic for video conferencing, work collaboration tools, video streaming, and phone calls for work from home. With most consumers and businesses having experienced relatively few connectivity problems during the pandemic, telecom providers have proven that they have the networks

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For any further information, please contact Stephen Van den BiggelaarEric Wesselman or Philip Takken.