[AFRI-Discuss] [governance] Internet Shut Down in TOGO

Norbert Komlan GLAKPE norbertglakpe at gmail.com
Wed Sep 6 21:57:37 UTC 2017

​Dear Tom,
More likely, it is because of civil protects against the regime.
Some national and international media reported about this shut down and
underlining the relationship between the protests and the Internet Shutdown.
Here are somes link to those articles.

twitter can also help you find out more. Kindly search #Togo


Norbert GLAKPE
President / Chair Man, Internet Society​

2017-09-06 21:17 GMT+00:00 Tomslin Samme-Nlar <mesumbeslin at gmail.com>:

> Thank you Norbert for the update.
> Do you know what the reason for the shutdown is?

> ----
> Tomslin
> On 7 September 2017 at 06:43, Norbert Komlan GLAKPE <
> norbertglakpe at gmail.com> wrote:
>> ​Dear All,
>> I apologize for cross posting.
>> We are experiencing internet shut down in Togo since this Morning.
>> Social Media was fluctuating since yesterday morning according to many
>> users.
>> But the black out has been total ince 9AM.
>> 3G internet is completely Down on the 2 GSM operators networks.
>> Broad band internet (ADSL) was working one ISP's network but the bigger
>> ISP's network is still down.
>> Until nos, the black Out is ongoing.
>> We are actively working on a communique with the help of ISoc Afric
>> Bureau.
>> Kindly join us spread the information to put pressure on Togo authorities
>> in order to restore the Internet.
>> thanks,
>> Norbert Komlan GLAKPE
>> President/Chair Man, Internet Society Togo
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