Orange reports jump in SMS traffic after Belgian goals

Monday 9 July 2018 | 09:47 CET | News
Orange Belgium reported a peak in SMS traffic when the Belgian national football team scored in the World Cup. The operator said on Twitter 06 July, the day Belgium beat Brazil, that it was handling around 500,000 SMS after goals. Mobile internet traffic was also up around 40 percent on match days, with peaks in Twitter and Instagram use before and after the games. The network is notably quiet during the matches, with few calls and little use of apps such as Spotify and Waze, the company said. 

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