Flooding in the UK may not seem like the biggest issue in telcos, but it brings into stark relief the importance of business continuity planning no matter where you are or what you do. Take a look at these clips of the flood waters at Vodafone HQ.
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You have to hope that if any business could cope with natural calamities, it would be a telco. Remote working, robust infrastructure, engineers ready to get equipment going again at short notice – all should help Vodafone keep working with only minimal disruption. According to some predictions, the world’s weather seems set to become more extreme. Telcos need to be at the forefront of planning for the risks not only to secure their revenues, but also to support vital services.
At least there was some good news for Vodafone. These video clips show that Vodafone’s employees know how to use those fancy handsets!