‘Why the internet didn’t break’
A nice little explanation of why the internet was always going to be just fine during the COVID-19 crisis despite the massive spike in demand.
But the main takeaway from the article is that there could be 42 million Americans without broadband. And that’s not good enough:
Three weeks ago, everyone’s point of reference for high-speed broadband networks was the one-way delivery of video services such as Netflix. Henceforth, broadband will be recognized for what it is: a critical two-way connection that can no longer be considered a luxury. #