AAE-1 & SMW5 cable cuts impact millions of users across multiple countries
June 10, 2022 11:01AM
On June 7, the Africa-Asia-Europe-1 (AAE-1) and SEA-ME-WE-5 (SMW-5) submarine cables suffered cable cuts, impactingInternet connectivity for millions of Internet users across multiple countries in the Middle East, Africa, and Asia...
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Cloudflare Global Network Expands to 193 Cities
August 15, 2019 2:41AM
Cloudflare’s global network currently spans 193 cities across 90+ countries. With over 20 million Internet properties on our network, we increase the security, performance, and reliability of large portions of the Internet every time we add a location....
Making progress in Cloudflare's EMEA operations, and looking ahead to a bright future
June 11, 2019 8:00AM
Life @ Cloudflare
Cloudflare’s operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) have seen great progress over the last year and the future looks even brighter. I joined as Head of EMEA Sales, taking responsibility for our customer-facing activity across the region, just over a year ago....
Sad start to the new year in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
January 02, 2019 10:11PM
Freedom of Speech
The calendar has barely flipped to 2019 and already we’re seeing Internet disruptions. Today, Cloudflare can quantitatively confirm that Internet access has been shut down in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, information already reported by many press organisations....
Lagos, Nigeria - Cloudflare’s 155th city
October 30, 2018 7:00AM
At just shy of 200 million, Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa (Ethiopia is second and Egypt is third). That’s a lot of people to communicate with the world - and communicate they all do!...
August 19, 2018 6:00PM
African traffic growth and predictions for the future
Looking back at our historical data, we realized how much the Internet and Cloudflare grew. With more than 150 data centers, 10 percent of web-based applications, customers everywhere around the world, from the tiny islands in the Pacific to the big metropolises....