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July 08, 2022

Rogers outage knocks out Canadian internet service

Beginning earlier today, Canada’s Rogers Communications experienced a near total outage impairing communications across the country.

According to Kentik aggregate NetFlow, the outage began at 8:44 UTC and has yet to be resolved as of this writing. While many of the BGP routes originated by AS812 have returned to the global routing table, traffic does not appear to be flowing in or out of this national Canadian carrier.

Read the blog post A deep dive into the Rogers outage, where we dig into the outage and debunk the notion that it was caused by the withdrawal of BGP routes.

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Doug Madory

Doug Madory is the Director of Internet Analysis for Kentik where he works on Internet infrastructure analysis. The Washington Post dubbed him “The Man who can see the Internet” for his reputation in identifying significant developments in the global layout of the Internet. Doug is regularly quoted by major news outlets about developments ranging from national blackouts to BGP hijacks to the activation of submarine cables. Prior to Kentik, he was the lead analyst for Oracle’s Internet Intelligence team (formerly Dyn Research and Renesys).

Twitter: @DougMadory

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