Internet back in Ethiopia after over 100 hours blackout – NetBlocks

Internet connectivity is back in Ethiopia, online rights group, NetBlocks said on Thursday morning. The BBC, however, adds that Wi-Fi connection was back whiles mobile access remained blocked.

The restoration comes on the back of over 100 hours of outage linked to what the government says was a failed coup in the country’s northern Amhara regional state on Saturday, June 22.

“Internet access is being restored across Ethiopia as of 6:00 a.m. UTC Thursday 27 June according to network measurement data. Current levels are approaching 90% of normal connectivity levels prior to the disruption,” NetBlocks confirmed.

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