[inquiry] Internet/cell in Tehran down?

Jeffrey Lyon jeffrey.lyon at blacklotus.net
Sat Jun 13 21:40:24 CDT 2009


http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2009/jun/13/cell-phone-service-down-after-disputed-iran-vote/

On Sat, Jun 13, 2009 at 10:12 PM, Matthew
Moyle-Croft<mmc at internode.com.au> wrote:
> Maybe there's just a lot of congestion and it's not actually down?
>
> Happens here (Australia) on some mobile networks at large events - just not
> enough bandwidth to go around and so you can't make calls and sms are
> delayed.  Given that there's a lot of protests etc and a lot of people out
> and about in Tehran it could be similar.
>
> MMC
>
> Eric Brunner-Williams wrote:
>>
>> I exchanged notes with someone in Tehran shortly after 6am EDT this
>> morning. NPR is at least partially incorrect.
>>
>> Steve Pirk wrote:
>>>
>>> Npr (All things considered) is reporting that cell phones and Internet
>>> access in at least Teheran if not all of Iran is down. Reporters are
>>> unable to connect out.
>>>
>>> Anyone hear of anything?
>>> -steve
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>
>



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