Cinema and shops instead of an office: as Muscovites

employees of the Metropolitan companies and organisations, due to the threat of the spread of coronavirus allowed to work from home, full use of the resulting freedom. About this “Vedomosti”, citing data aggregators taxi, online cinemas and retailers.

a representative of “Citimobile” the publication said about 20-percent increase in the number of daily taxi trips from 3 March and the drop in orders in the morning and evening: people are now going to or from it, and in other cases — for example in shopping centres. The trend was confirmed in “Yandex.Taxi.”

the increasing number of visitors in recent days have recorded and supermarkets: in the “ABC of taste” said to increase by 6.5% from 16 to 19 March compared with the same days a year earlier, in the “Auchan” was recorded March 16, 5% growth in traffic compared to last week.

As reported Вестям.Ru in a press-service of the cellular operator Yota, only 3% of the total number of customers of the mobile operator in the capital, have stopped leaving the house. At the same time, to travel outside Moscow and the Moscow region, they have become almost 50% less, and the distance that they average away from home during the week fell from 23 to 11 km i.e. customers Yota no longer go to work, but do not sit at home.

But from the comfort of home passed on udalenku residents of the capital find something you love to do: watch a video on the Internet. According to “Rostelecom”, which lead “Vedomosti”, in the period from 16 to 22 March, the daily consumption of video has increased more than 6 times in comparison with the previous period, while the strongest growth was recorded in Moscow. The service “Kinopoisk HD” announced a 50 percent increase in daily audience, and in the fixed network MTS in the capital region the traffic in the daytime increased by 40%; it now accounts for more than half of all transmitted data.

Text: News.Hi-tech