Sudan's exam-related Internet shutdowns
June 22, 2021 11:19AM
To prevent cheating in exams many countries restrict or even shut down Internet access during critical exam hours. I wrote two weeks ago about Syria having planned Internet shutdowns during June, for exams. Sudan is doing the same thing and has had four shutdowns so far....
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Syria’s exam-related Internet shutdowns
June 03, 2021 6:57PM
To prevent cheating in exams many countries restrict or even shut down Internet access during critical exam hours. For most of June Syria is having planned Internet shutdowns during critical exam periods....
Uganda's January 13, 2021 Internet Shut Down
January 15, 2021 5:54PM
Two days ago, through its communications regulator, Uganda's government ordered the "Suspension Of The Operation Of Internet Gateways" hours before the country's general election. This action was confirmed by several users and journalists who got access to the letter sent to Internet providers....
When people pause the Internet goes quiet
May 01, 2020 12:00PM
As human behaviour has changed in response to the pandemic, it's left a mark on the charts that network operators look at day in, day out to ensure that their networks are running correctly....
Remote work, regional lockdowns and migration of Internet usage
April 11, 2020 12:00PM
As a large portion of Internet access shifted from office-focused areas, like city centers and business parks, towards more residential areas like suburbs and outlying towns, we wanted to find out just precisely how broad this geographical traffic migration was....
March 17, 2020 12:00PM
On the shoulders of giants: recent changes in Internet traffic
As the COVID-19 emergency continues and an increasing number of cities and countries are establishing quarantines or cordons sanitaire, the Internet has become, for many, the primary method to keep in touch with their friends and families....