In the early hours of today, protests were reported in Cuba. there are also reports of internet blackouts and blocking of social networks. Several platforms confirm that internet traffic decreased considerably between 12:55 a.m. and 1:35 a.m.
The Internet Outage Alerts platform confirms that traffic in Cuba decreased between 12:55 am and 1:35 am on July 15, 2022.
Similarly, Cloudflare Radar also confirms that in that time interval Internet traffic decreased in Cuba.
Early morning #Internet disruption observed in #Cuba🇨🇺 amid reported anti-government protests in Los Palacios and Pinar del Rio.@CloudflareRadar shows a drop in traffic nationwide and at @ETECSA_Cuba between 0455 – 0550 UTC.https://t.co/0YeBYfZopMhttps://t.co/2fnl6hb0Ma pic.twitter.com/bqTbYD2SbT— Cloudflare Radar (@CloudflareRadar) July 15, 2022
The Internet Observatory confirmed that network traffic data showed an interruption of Internet service in Cuba early Friday morning; the incident comes amid protests on and around the island that corroborate reports of loss of communications for ~45 minutes
⚠️ Confirmed: Network traffic data show a disruption to internet service in #Cuba early on Friday morning; the incident comes amid protests in and around Pinar del Rio corroborating reports of the loss of communications for ~45 minutes pic.twitter.com/14X0egb2rf— NetBlocks (@netblocks) July 15, 2022
Kentik’s DougMadory confirms that the internet service in Cuba was cut off during the protests this morning:
Internet traffic to #Cuba stopped 04:55 – 05:35 UTC (10:55 – 11:35pm local) last night following protests in multiple cities.— Doug Madory (@DougMadory) July 15, 2022
One year ago this week, Cubans held the largest anti-government protests ever. The Cuban govt responded with internet outages and throttling. pic.twitter.com/EKi2MLZbnX
To conclude, the Google Transparency Report also confirms the interruption of the internet service during the early hours of today in Cuba.