Zimbabwe satellite service shutdown for non-payment
peter at peter-dambier.de
Tue Sep 19 07:39:34 UTC 2006
Gadi Evron wrote:
> On Mon, 18 Sep 2006, Sean Donelan wrote:
>>Intelsat has shutdown the primary satellite link for Zimbabwe's state
>>communications company for non-payment, which has affected most of the
>>ISPs in the country.
> I can't really blame them. I doubt the Internet is considered critical
> infrastructure over there yet, and I doubt Intelsat would care... but this
> is interesting in the sense that even if you can't fault intelsat in any
> way... Intelsat, Inmarsat, etc. run quite a bit, and if it's a
> "country" that gets disconnected, that is a problem even if it's not
> "their" problem.
% Information related to '188.8.131.52 - 184.108.40.206'
inetnum: 220.127.116.11 - 18.104.22.168
descr: TelOne (formerly ZPTC)
The nameservers and internet sites can be seen here (europe)
but they are slow.
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