BEREC publishes quarterly report on the status of internet network capacity in light of COVID-19
The Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications (BEREC) has published its quarterly overview on the status of internet capacity, regulatory and other measures in light of the COVID-19 crisis. BEREC had started a special reporting mechanism to ensure regular monitoring of the Internet traffic situation in each Member State following the COVID-19 outbreak in 2020.
The report notes that while traffic on fixed and mobile networks have increased during the Covid-19 crisis, no major congestion issues have ever been reported by national regulatory authorities (NRAs) to BEREC. The status of EU Member States’ networks is generally good, no exceptional traffic management measures having been needed. BEREC identified a decrease