Verizon stops in-home internet repairs and installations except for emergencies

Verizon stops in-home internet repairs and installations except for emergencies

“To reduce the spread of Covid-19 and keep our employees and customers safe, we are making every attempt to perform work without going into homes or small businesses,” Howie Waterman, Verizon director of corporate communications in technology and innovation, told CNN Business in an email. As coronavirus spreads across the United States — there are […]

So We’re Working From Home. Can the Internet Handle It?

So We’re Working From Home. Can the Internet Handle It?

Usage of bandwidth-hogging apps and games has already shot up in places where the coronavirus has taken hold. In Italy, housebound kids playing PC games in large part pushed up internet traffic over one local landline network, Telecom Italia SpA, more than 90 percent...