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Covid-19 Is Exposing a Virulent Strain of Broadband Market Failure Denialism

... Yes, the core internet and most primary transit routes, designed to handle massive capacity spikes during events like the Superbowl, has handled the load relatively well. The problem ... is sluggish speeds on consumer and business lines that, for many, haven't been upgraded in years...

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