YouTube, Netflix Begin Slowing Services to Handle Coronavirus Strain [telecom]

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The internet should generally hold up under the load of a
pandemic. But content providers say they're taking extra
precautions just to make sure.

By Karl Bode

As millions of Americans hunker down to slow the spread of COVID-19,
gaming, teleconferencing, and video streaming are putting added stress
on the internet. And while telecom executives tell Motherboard the
U.S. internet will likely weather the storm, many content providers
are taking extra precautions to make sure that's true.

https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/v74nna/youtube-netflix-slowing-services-download-speeds-coronavirus

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