Network traffic was 15% higher this Christmas

Since the outbreak of the coronavirus epidemic, the importance of online communication has increased, as it was already at Christmas last year: the holiday traffic on Telenor’s network increased by 30% compared to the previous year, which was presumably higher than before. data traffic for video calls between remote family members.

Although there were more opportunities for face-to-face meetings this year, many cautiously greeted each other remotely, which is why an average increase of 15% in mobile internet traffic was observed between December 24 and 26 this year compared to the previous year.

Despite the increasing traffic, we can say that we can put our smartphones aside during the holidays

Despite the year-on-year increase in holiday network traffic data, it can be said that there is a decrease on December 24 compared to the period before the holidays, both in terms of data, voice and total SMS traffic. After intimate moments, by December 26, network traffic had reached pre-holiday levels. It can be assumed that the traffic of online video chat calls with friends and families accounts for a larger share of the amount of data distributed on the 24th, while on the 25th and 26th more and more people were online, then sharing experiences could be one of the reasons for making calls. streaming services that provide entertainment and recreation may be given more space.

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