Texas internet connectivity declining due to blackouts

Eric Kuhnke eric.kuhnke at gmail.com
Tue Feb 16 02:04:07 UTC 2021

See also, regional maps here. Thanks to CAIDA and the IODA project.


On Mon, Feb 15, 2021, 5:54 PM Sean Donelan <sean at donelan.com> wrote:

> Not as bad as Myanmar (14%), Internet connectivity in Texas has been
> declining today.  According to NetBlocks, which normally monitors
> government imposed outages, reports network connectivity at 68% in Texas.
> https://netblocks.org/
> Texas operates a separate electric grid, with limited interconnections
> to the rest of North America.  For political reasons....
> For those with long memories, ENRON a Texas based corporation, once upon a
> time drove rolling blackouts across California in order to make billions.
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