World-changing events tend to cause permanent behavior changes. Our predictions for 2020 did not include COVID, but all five of the technology advances we predicted at the start of 2020 were accelerated by the pandemic. In response to COVID, the industry delivered better broadband access to support work and education from home. The expectation of permanent behavior changes underpins many of our predictions for wireless connectivity in 2021.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.cambiumnetworks.com/blog/cambium-networks-2021-predictions-covid-has-accelerated-the-demand-for-bandwidth-and-significant-changes-are-here-to-stay/