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Venezuela internet operators fall offline for scheduled subsea cable maintenance

2019-12-01T14:56:51

Network data from the NetBlocks internet observatory show total or partial loss of connectivity to most privately-owned service providers in Venezuela. The disruption is the result of a planned maintenance …

Internet being restored in Iran after week-long shutdown

2019-11-23T12:16:26

Network data from the NetBlocks internet observatory confirm that connectivity has been restored with multiple fixed-line providers across much of Iran, allowing some users to get online via wifi. Current …

Social media partially unblocked in Iraq after 50 days

2019-11-21T17:08:23

Network data from the NetBlocks internet observatory confirm that Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, and messaging apps have been restored for many users across Iraq on 21 November 2019. The services …

Twitter, Facebook and Instagram restricted in Venezuela on day of planned protests

2019-11-16T11:17:08

Data from the NetBlocks internet observatory confirm that Venezuela’s state-run internet provider ABA CANTV (AS8048) has restricted access to Twitter, Facebook and Instagram social media services through the morning of …

Internet disrupted in Iran amid fuel protests in multiple cities

2019-11-15T22:18:39

Network data from the NetBlocks internet observatory confirm disruptions with multiple fixed-line and mobile providers in Iran, amid protests against rising fuel prices. The outages have partial (update: now near-total, …

India shuts down internet in Aligarh on eve of 70-year Ayodhya land dispute verdict

2019-11-08T22:15:12

Network data from the NetBlocks internet observatory confirm that India has cut internet access in in the city of Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh on the eve of a significant legal verdict. …

Iraq shuts down internet again as protests intensify

2019-11-04T22:10:31

Network data from the NetBlocks internet observatory show that internet access has been cut across much of Iraq as of 21:00 UTC, Monday 4 November 2019 (00:00 Baghdad time, 5 …

Mobile internet disrupted in Quito as Ecuador political crisis escalates

2019-10-13T01:51:40

Network data from the NetBlocks internet observatory show that mobile network operator Claro has suffered severe outages beginning 20:00 UTC (3 p.m. local time), Saturday 12 October 2019, lasting for …

Twitter, Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram restricted in southern Turkey

2019-10-11T05:29:24

Network data from the NetBlocks internet observatory confirm that Turkey has blocked access to social media and messaging platforms in the southern cities of Gaziantep, Şanlıurfa and Hatay, as the …

Iraq introduces nightly internet curfew

2019-10-10T04:36:01

Network data from the NetBlocks internet observatory confirm that Iraq has introduced a nighttime internet curfew, consistent with reports from IT industry workers in recent days. Confirmed: #Iraq has partly …