Yesterday, around 06.00pm (Madagascar time), I was surprised to see that it was impossible to connect to internet. Each time, I type the address of a web site (I tried with Google, WordPress, Gmail, Twitter, Delicious, …), I was always redirected to an announcement page of CAPINTEL.
CAPINTEL is an internet provider. In order to be able to act in Madagascar, it has recently bought an existing Malagasy internet provider: SIMICRO.
In its announcement, CAPINTEL says that:
“Due to a dispute between the company and TELMA (CAPINTEL works with the TELMA line for its internet connection), to the destruction of some of its premises during the Malagasy crisis, and especially, to the global climate of economic crisis, CAPINTEL is obliged to leave Madagascar and to put an end to all of its business and activities in Madagascar”
Now CAPINTEL is the latest innocent victim of this stupid crisis. How many “collateral damages” should occur, before the HAT (High Authority of Transition) of Andry Rajoelina, former Antananarivo mayor and self-proclaimed head of state, will discover that their “orange revolution” has created more harm than improvement?