With most of the companies asking employees to work from home amid the COVID-19 outbreak, employees are facing slow internet speeds. In order to address this problem, Kerala government has asked internet service providers to increase internet speed by 30-40 per cent.
Internet service providers in Kerala have agreed to step up the network capacity by 30-40 per cent of the present capacity to meet the demand arising from the situation, especially in view of a spurt in work-from-home mode.
The decision was taken at a meeting attended by the representatives of various telecom service providers in Kerala circle and officials of the Telecommunication Department, convened by the Secretary, Electronics and IT following a direction by Chief Minister Shri Pinarayi Vijayan to look into the issue.
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