Chart: Syrian Internet appears to be back on in some areas

December 1, 2012

Syria's Internet service appears to have been restored in Damascus and some other areas.

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights told the Associated Press that access to the Internet had been restored, saying it was getting dispatches from Damascus, the central cities of Homs and Hama, the northern city of Aleppo and areas along the coast.

The following chart, from Internet company Cloudflare.org, shows that connections with all of Syria's Internet carriers have been restored:


Source: Cloudflare

Previously, the same type of chart showed the connections being pruned away prior to a two-day outage in the war-torn country:

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