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Thursday, March 19, 2020

The technological challenge behind the pandemic: mass telework pushes the entire economy into digital transformation

Latin America today begins a new day of home confinement, as prevention against the advance of the coronavirus. Governments started asking users for prudence, but excessive consumption has become part of the quarantine and now they are putting pressure on operators to activate reinforcement plans and avoid network congestion.SMEs that had not advanced in digitalization face remote work with difficulties, while the demand for collaboration and productivity tools increases exponentially.

The region's economy as we know it was left behind in a few hours: the pandemic sentenced large and small businesses and companies to digital transformation with the confinement of their employees in their homes, following the recommendation of their governments. Just as the disease poses a dynamic scenario, regulators, sector authorities and service providers try to adapt to an unexpected and unprecedented situation, with changing measures according to the circumstances of each day.

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