Published on January 28th, 2011 | by Ali Gharib1
Egypt Dispatch: Mobile phones, internet down
I just spoke by landline with Emad Mekay, at home just outside Cairo. Here’s my notes from our brief conversation. I’ll update later if we’re able to get back in touch.
No internet for quite some while.
The mobile phone networks are down. These are private companies; Vodaphone is British.
I didn’t imagine that they would go that far and cut the phones.
More than 60 million Egyptians have cell phones. Imagine if people need to call an ambulance.
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