Connectivity status for Egypt

Paul Ferguson fergdawgster at gmail.com
Thu Jan 27 19:23:03 CST 2011


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On Thu, Jan 27, 2011 at 5:10 PM, Marshall Eubanks <tme at americafree.tv>
wrote:

>
> On twitter (follow the #jan25 and #jan28 hash tags), there are many
> reports of loss of internet connectivity in Egypt. Apparently cell phones
> and land lines are still working.
>
> Of course, the assumption there is that this is connected to the large
> protests expected tomorrow in Egypt.
>

The U.S Embassy in Cairo website is also unreachable, as well as the main
Egyptian Governmental portal:

%ping www.egypt.gov.eg

Pinging www.egypt.gov.eg [81.21.104.81] with 32 bytes of data:

Request timed out.
Request timed out.
Request timed out.
Request timed out.

Ping statistics for 81.21.104.81:
    Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 0, Lost = 4 (100% loss),

%tracert cairo.usembassy.gov

Tracing route to cairo.usembassy.gov [62.140.73.207] over a maximum of 30
hops:

  1     4 ms     2 ms     1 ms  62.140.73.207

[snip]

  7    37 ms    27 ms    28 ms  ix-1-1-0-0.tcore1.LVW-LosAngeles.as6453.net
[216.6.12.25]
  8   247 ms   204 ms   205 ms  if-2-2.tcore2.LVW-LosAngeles.as6453.net
[66.110.59.2]
  9   226 ms   199 ms   204 ms  if-8-1508.tcore2.AEQ-Ashburn.as6453.net
[64.86.252.74]
 10   289 ms   301 ms   219 ms  if-2-2.tcore1.AEQ-Ashburn.as6453.net
[216.6.87.2]
 11   190 ms   252 ms   204 ms  if-6-871.tcore1.PVU-Paris.as6453.net
[216.6.51.58]
 12   197 ms   204 ms   203 ms  if-11-1-0-1411.core1.PV1-Paris.as6453.net
[80.231.153.13]
 13   229 ms   229 ms   236 ms  ix-9-0-0.core1.PV1-Paris.as6453.net
[195.219.215.38]
 14     *        *        *     Request timed out.
 15     *        *        *     Request timed out.
 16     *        *        *     Request timed out.
 17     *        *        *     Request timed out.
 18     *     ^C

%ping cairo.usembassy.gov

Pinging cairo.usembassy.gov [62.140.73.207] with 32 bytes of data:

Request timed out.
Request timed out.
Request timed out.
Request timed out.

Ping statistics for 62.140.73.207:
    Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 0, Lost = 4 (100% loss),



% Information related to '62.140.73.0 - 62.140.73.255'

inetnum: 62.140.73.0 - 62.140.73.255
netname: EG-NMC
descr: AW-NMC
descr: For any abuse complain contact abuse at nile-online.com
country: EG
admin-c: IM217-AFRINIC
tech-c: IA119-AFRINIC
tech-c: IM217-AFRINIC
tech-c: OM2093-AFRINIC
status: ASSIGNED PA
mnt-by: O-MAHMOUD
remarks: data has been transferred from RIPE Whois Database 20050221
source: AFRINIC # Filtered
parent: 62.140.64.0 - 62.140.127.255

role: IP Address Manager
address: top of
address: pyramid
address: sand
address: sahara
phone: +202 37611153
phone: +202 37611123
fax-no: +202 37607656
e-mail: ipadmin at nile-online.com
e-mail: ashwadfy at nile-online.com
e-mail: mhalim at nile-online.com
admin-c: MS22-Afrinic
admin-c: MMK1-AFRINIC
tech-c: AS38-Afrinic
nic-hdl: IM217-AFRINIC
source: AFRINIC # Filtered

role: IP Address Admin
address: 15 Mohamed Hafez St.,
address: Mohandessin
address: Giza
address: Egypt
phone: +202 37611153
phone: +202 37611123
fax-no: +202 37607656
e-mail: ipadmin at nile-online.com
e-mail: ashwadfy at nile-online.com
e-mail: mhalim at nile-online.com
admin-c: MS22-Afrinic
tech-c: AS38-Afrinic
nic-hdl: IA119-AFRINIC
remarks: data has been transferred from RIPE Whois Database 20050221
source: AFRINIC # Filtered

person: Omar Mahmoud
nic-hdl: OM2093-AFRINIC
address: 15 Mohamed Hafez St.,
address: Mohandessin
address: Giza
address: Egypt
address: Cairo
address: Egypt
e-mail: mispeng-core at etisalatdata.net
phone: +202 7606677
fax-no: +202 7607656
remarks: For any abuse complain contact abuse at nile-online.com
remarks: data has been transferred from RIPE Whois Database 20050221
mnt-by: O-MAHMOUD
source: AFRINIC # Filtered

- - ferg

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 Engineering Architecture for the Internet
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