U.S. Internet Ready For Work At Home Surge

Good news for the millions who suddenly find themselves working from home in the new coronavirus age: the core of the U.S. internet network can handle the virus-related surge in demand it now faces as it has evolved to be able to easily handle bandwidth-hungry streaming services. The caveat is video conferencing may stumble if too many people in one household try to do it at once, but otherwise experts say the system is “massively over-provisioned.”