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Broadband brouhaha

John Hughman

Broadband brouhaha

As working from home has become the new normal – normal, at least, until workers get bored of their own company – one thing has become startlingly clear in the UK: its telecoms infrastructure is barely up to the job. As if hours of video meetings were not bad enough, we have had to contend with colleagues disintegrating into a haze of pixilation, freezing in unflattering grimaces, or dropping out of online meetings altogether. For those that have had children to entertain during lockdown, the battle between Zoom and Netflix has only made the bandwidth bottleneck more obvious. 

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