Understanding COVID-19’s impact on the telecom sector
Respond: Guidance for telecommunications executives
Given the quick spread of COVID-19 and an increase in countries imposing restrictions on movement, our daily lives have required more time at home and more usage of data for work and leisure, resulting in a significant impact on the Telecom sector. This article explores how telecommunication companies are focusing on increasing network resiliency and reliability for the consumer while also looking at how COVID-19 may impact their planned investments, particularly in 5G.
Topics covered in this article:
- Potential impacts on Telecom including network usage & resiliency, changes for the customer and overall financial impacts.
- Key questions executives and boards should be asking.
- Practical next steps.