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Lunchtime is the New Dinnertime During COVID-19

Key Takeaways

The median active time alert set on weekdays has gone up from 3 hours to 4 hours a day during the COVID pandemic.
There has been a 75 percent increase in the number of times parents are hitting pause on their WiFi network using xFi.
There has been a 43 percent increase in parents activating this setting on xFi for their kids.

Americans are altering screen time rules with everyone home during COVID-19. There has been a spike in usage since the start of the pandemic with a 57 percent increase in people logging on to xFi daily – our digital dashboard to help customers manage their home WiFi network – and a 27 percent increase in users of parental controls features. The most popular actions on xFi are:

We’re happy to see the xFi parental control features have come in handy while everyone shelters in place. We’ll keep you posted on how usage evolves over these next few weeks.

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