[Measurement-wg] Measuring Internet Resilience - Uganda Internet shutdown

Amreesh Phokeer amreesh at afrinic.net
Fri Jan 22 19:57:39 UTC 2021

Hi Paulos,

A more detailed report from OONI


> On 20 Jan 2021, at 12:01, Dr P Nyirenda <paulos at sdnp.org.mw> wrote:


> Also interesting to note is that more than 90% of the Uganda-IX traffic is dependent on international connectivity or was the local network around the IXP also shutdown?. I am wondering also if that may also be based on CDNs and their related external management and cache fill issues.

I suspect, with the order to shutdown, ISPs turned off all BGP sessions including peering sessions.


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