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Merge 104.8  |  23 March 2020

Online services like Netflix and YouTube are considering dropping HD content temporarily to ease heavy bandwidth-consumption. This would enable video streaming platforms to continue with a suitable level of service but at appropriate bit-rates, easing the pressure on the networks.

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson have said they are starting to feel better after being treated for coronavirus. They were self-quarantined in in Australia after being released last week from hospital. They’ve been keeping the public informed on their experience and thanking the helpers along with providing updates on their condition.

Idris Elba has opened up about the effect the past two weeks has had on his mental health and his relationship, after wife Sabrina Dhowre also tested positive. He shared an update on Instagram Live saying that staying home is a definite test of your relationship and your humanity.