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How Broadband Can Complicate Working From Home


Work from home, we're told.  You can tele-commute with your computer.  True, but only up to a point. 

If you lack a speedy Internet connection--broadband--there could be a lot of time waiting for documents and messages to flow back and forth.  Vice reporter Karl Bode recently pointed this out in an article, "The Coronavirus Will Shine a Bright Light On Crappy US Broadband."  He visits with a synopsis of the current state of the digital divide, which he says is not just an urban-rural split.

Link: to the FCC National Broadband Map.

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