SOLAR ECLIPSE IMPACT ON TELECOM WAS BIG
August 24, 2017 By Steve Senne in Telecom
The recent solar eclipse impact on telecom was big, according to data from DialogTech, a company that provides marketing analytics for phone calls. The sun was not the only thing that disappeared during the August 21 solar eclipse, DialogTech noted. Consumers did as well.
Inbound calls to U.S. businesses dropped by an average of 9% as people took a break to watch the event – and the dropoff was as high as 42 percent in the 70-mile wide path of totality.
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