Algeria – Information circulated widely today on social networks, announcing a suspension of the Internet for tomorrow, Thursday, August 30. Information that has been picked up by broad-based media, including Echorouk TV in red line and Ennahar on its website.
Faced with a wide spread of this "rumor", Algeria Telecom had to publish a denial. "Following the publication published on social networks, August 29, 2018, on the likelihood of an Internet shutdown scheduled Thursday, August 30, 2018 at the national level, we are in the imperative to clarify" , reads a statement from Algeria Telecom
"Contrary to what has been announced on the social networks about a supposed cut of the Internet at the national level, Algeria Telecom wishes to point out to its friendly customers that no break is scheduled for tomorrow, the Thursday, August 30, 2018. ", writes Algeria Telecom.