"Pandemic Sparks a Run on Hotspot Devices for Students" April 01, 2020
Date: April 1, 2020
Written By: Margaret Harding McGill
Excerpt: "The coronavirus pandemic has caused shortages of life-saving equipment like masks and ventilators — and now, we could be running low on WiFi hotspots, devices that use cellular signals to create local networks.
Why it matters: Demand is outpacing supply of the normally niche product, now a hot commodity for schools and libraries looking to bring online learning to students who lack internet access at home."