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Peruvian fixed data traffic up a third since start of lockdown

Monday 23 March 2020 | 12:22 CET | News
Peruvian telecommunications regulator Osiptel announced that Peruvians are already using far more fixed and mobile data just a week after the country announced a lockdown due to the coronavirus outbreak. In a statement calling for responsible use, the watchdog said data traffic increased between 9 and 21 percent on mobile networks, and between 30 and 36 percent on fixed networks from 16 to 20 March compared to the previous week.

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