According to Osiptel, Peru's telecommunications regulator, the country is estimated to require 60,771 cellular base stations by 2025 in order to support the growing Internet traffic. Therefore, around 36,695 new stations need to be installed in the next four years.
According to Junín regional governor, demand for oxygen to treat COVID-19 patients increased by 400% to 500%. Oxygen supply originally planned to cover for the entire year of 2021, is being consumed in only one month. The seven oxygen plants are not sufficient to respond to this growing demand.
According to the UN Development Programme, 70% of Lima's air pollution originates from the city's vehicle fleet, largely explained by its 13.6 years average age of cars, one of the highest in Latin America. Changing only 5% of taxi cars could reduce around 100,000 tons of CO2.
CORPAC, the Peruvian Corporation of Commercial Airports and Aviation, selected Gilat, Israeli company specialised in satellite networking technology, solutions and services, to design, supply, implement and commission equipment for Communication Navigation and Surveillance services in 29 of Peru's airports.
Peru's mining industry, responsible for 60% of the country's exports, suffered from the health restrictions caused by the pandemic. The Ministry of Energy and Mines announced outputs in gold, copper and zinc had fallen by respectively 32%, 12.5% and 5.3% during 2020.