POSTED: Wednesday, November 20, 2013 - 6:07pm
UPDATED: Thursday, November 21, 2013 - 12:37pm
Tyler, Texas (KETK — President Obama promised the healthcare website would be fixed by November 30.
As the issues continue to grow, the solutions seem to shrink.
K-E-T-K spoke with Michael Mahfood from Group M7, who believes there is no way the healthcare website problems will be fixed by the end of the month.
Mahfood says, "Healthcare.gov as a website isn't going to work for months. I would maybe predict it might be 5 or 6 more months".
So why is this? Mahfood believes, "The three problems are enough bandwidth, enough equipment, and bad code or bad programming".
According to Mahfood, the website's his company hosts receive more than 300,000 requests an hour.
In comparison, the Obamacare website has only been able to receive a little more than 100,000 requests since it launched in October.
Mahfood believes an entirely new company may need to take over responsibilities to fix all of the problems.
The current Obamacare website was built by a Canadian company, C.G.I.
Mahfood says that C.G.I, "In my opinion, a company that has had so many failures that it's amazing the government continued to hire them".
The Obama administration has exactly 11 days to fulfill their promise.