Turkey restores access to Wikipedia after 991 days

Network data from the NetBlocks internet observatory confirm that Turkey has fully restored access to the Wikipedia online encyclopedia as of 15 January 2020, exactly 991 days after the popular …

Wikipedia outage with international impact detected

Network data shows that Wikipedia servers have become temporarily unavailable internationally as of 12:25 p.m. UTC. Measurements suggest the outage is caused by technical issues and not related to blocking. …

Internet disruption hits Belarus on election day

Network telemetry from the NetBlocks internet observatory confirm that internet connectivity in Belarus has been significantly disrupted as of Sunday 9 August 2020 amid tense presidential elections. Outages increased in …

Major Internet disruptions in Venezuela amid protests

The NetBlocks internet observatory has detected major internet disruptions in Venezuela affecting YouTube, Google Search, servers for the Android mobile platform and other services as of 14:00 UTC 23 January 2019. …

Press coverage and references

NetBlocks and its reporting on internet governance, cybersecurity and telecommunications disruptions are frequently covered by the media, governments, policymakers, and civil society around the world: Canadians’ fury over Rogers outage …