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Greek internet network see 10-15% increase in traffic amid corona crisis

Thursday 19 March 2020 | 10:04 CET | News
Greece's 'Menoume spiti' (We stay home) initiative led to a 10-15 percent rise in internet traffic, according to officials at the National Infrastructures for Research and Technology (GRNET) cited by local publication Ekathimerini.com. Although not the sum of the entire Greek internet, the traffic going through the Greek Internet Exchange, or GR-IX, shows the existing situation. According to GR-IX statistics, peak-time traffic (at noon) comes to about 140 billions of bits per second and at off-peak hours (at 05:00hrs) to 40 Gbps.

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