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CGTN America 16 Aug 2020

Argentina's internet capacity in distress due to COVID-19


Argentineans are known for being very active on social media. Google even chose Buenos Aires to be its Latin American headquarters.  But the demand for internet following the arrival of COVID-19 has increased so much that some fear the providers may actually collapse. 

Correspondent Joel Richards has the story. 

Event organizers say holiday events and celebrations are in jeopardy this year because COVID-19 protocols make the effort too expensive and restrictive.

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