E-Resilience Readiness of ICT Infrastructure (2021)

eResilience readiness of ict infrastructure

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the need for digital connectivity and transformation to mitigate the impact of economic slowdown, sustain well-being, and speed up e-resilience readiness, and build back better. Social distancing has generated higher demand for fast and reliable broadband connectivity to support the growing information flows. Since March 2020, data traffic has increased all over the world and surged the demand for broadband Internet connection to overcome economic lockdowns, while challenging the adaptive capabilities of underlying Information and Communications Technology (ICT) infrastructure.

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