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Surging demand for bandwidth-intensive communication services during the coronavirus pandemic has revealed the urgent need to close digital divides, according to a new OECD report. "Digital technologies have helped our economies and societies to avoid a complete standstill during the Covid-19 crisis… but the crisis has also accentuated our dependence on digital technologies and exposed the reality of the digital divides between and within countries, said OECD Deputy Secretary-General Ulrik Vestergaard Knudsen, adding that the world is at a turning point in its digital transformation.

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