Many were forced to work at home sapped broadband speeds as a combination of streaming services, online gaming, phone calls, and video conferencing. Its effects were first seen in China when the speed of mobile broadband was reduced by about 50 percent in a large part of Hubei province.
The Internet has slowed down due to the epidemic
The same effect is now being felt in countries such as the United Kingdom and the United States, both of which are currently under extensive lockdown guidance from their respective governments. In the modern era, socialization is in the online draw and apps like Snapchat, TickTock, Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook are flashing on their phones much worse than before as citizens are forced to separate themselves from their friends.
Bad news for David Attenborough’s immersive experience watching Blue Planet II in dazzling 4K resolution while bathing. European regulators have pushed entertainment videos such as Netflix and YouTube to make their video files smaller and reduce streaming quality from high to standard definition so that they do not require much bandwidth to download or stream. You can find tips here for advice against the effects of the epidemic for your communication, or take a look at what people around the world are under lockdown.