"Pandemic Sparks a Run on Hotspot Devices for Students"
April 01, 2020


 

Date: April 1, 2020

Outlet: Axios

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."

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Original Posting: https://www.axios.com/hotspots-wifi-students-coronavirus-1a08db65-236b-43e8-a5e0-17429a07942a.html



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