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You may be a Netflix, YouTube or Hulu+ user. Sometimes you will be in the middle of watching a video of theirs and BAM, it stops. Or it might stutter frustratingly. Or you might be a teacher trying to access information from home and suddenly can not? Or maybe you are a person working from home trying to access files at work but can’t? Or are you a Doctor trying to access patient files that include a video of an MRI which fails when you need it most?
Do you want to know the real reason for this? Are you willing to read an excellent article but stick with it to the end? This story is about what has happened to our Internet over the past decade. It is written in layman terms but requires you to understand the terms they use (which the article does a good job of defining). But it is lengthy. I would guess most will not take the time to digest this but if you want to know what is really going on with your Internet connection and why it doesn’t work when you want it to then here it is.