With lockdowns and social-distancing in full force due to the coronavirus pandemic, digital screens have emerged as our eyes and ears to the world outside. As offices, education, earning and learning shifts inside the home premises, home computers and laptops have emerged as the biggest enablers for the digital empowerment of citizens.
What has been the growth in demand for computers, and even accessories such as printers, speakers and headphones during this unprecedented period?
Also, is the industry geared up to handle the sudden demand in the face of constraints in the movement of goods and even import of fully-built products and components?
Have the companies managed to provide repair services and handle new sales in the face of strict restrictions on mobility?
We speak to some of the country’s most-experienced and popular computer companies to understand the challenges of business continuity in times of corona.