Internet and Mobile Services Restored in Egypt

Reports from Egyptian bloggers and twitterati's have confirmed that the Internet has been restored in Egypt by the country's major Internet Service Providers ISPs. It's still unclear if the major service providers decided to enable the service, or if the government had requested it.The restoration comes coincidently the same day Egyptian Military have called on […]

Reports from Egyptian bloggers and twitterati's have confirmed that the Internet has been restored in Egypt by the country's major Internet Service Providers ISPs. It's still unclear if the major service providers decided to enable the service, or if the government had requested it.

Internet restoration in egypt

The restoration comes coincidently the same day Egyptian Military have called on the protesters to return to their homes via loudspeakers and mobile messages, fueling the theory that the service was restored to get people to go back to their homes.

Readers from Egypt confirming not only Internet back, but all mobile 3G and BlackBerry services as well.

According to numerous tweets from Egyptians rejoicing to the fact the Internet is back, alerting the world of their amazing accomplishments while virtually offline.

Statistics provided by RIPE NNC show service activity increasing. RIPE is a Regional Internet Registries (RIRs) providing Internet resource allocations, registration services and co-ordination activities that support the operation of the Internet globally.

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