Banglahunt Desk: Lockdown started on March 25 to prevent corona infection. The whole country is practically incarcerated. All offices in the country – emergency, school – college are closed without emergency services. As a result, the use of the Internet has increased greatly in one push. And in this growth, the city like Delhi, Mumbai, has been left behind by the traditional look.
Statistics say that the growth in internet usage is 5 percent in Delhi, Mumbai. In West Bengal, there has been an increase of 5 percent. Note that in the past few days, many video v streaming apps like YouTube have seen significant increase in data usage despite switching from HD to SD format.
Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) – Sources say mobile data usage has risen by about 8 percent. Video streaming from HD to SD format has made it possible to reduce it somewhat. Yet the growth rate is above 5 percent. The COAI has already requested additional quotas from the Central Telecom Office (DOT) to ease the pressure on the network.
In addition, telecom companies have offered multiple attractive data packs and data plans to customers in the event of lockdown. Using this data plan, the Internet has become the mainstay of people from work to entertainment, lockdown.
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