64 networks out in Syria

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64 networks experienced an outage in Syria starting at 08:51 UTC on January 06. This represents 78% of the routed networks in the country.

(Note: 16% of Syrian networks were out at the time of this outage for a total outage of 94% of Syrian networks. Only the 5 networks originated by Tata were available.)

100% of the networks in this event reached the Internet through: Syrian Telecommunications Establishment (AS29386).

Summary statistics on the event are as follows:
date/time2013-Jan-06 08:51:30 UTC
primary geography Syria
primary organization Syrian Telecommunications Establishment (AS29386)
severity78% of the routed networks in the country

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The Syrian Internet went dark at the same time as President Assad was giving a speech reassuring supporters of his intention to stay in power.

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