According to Internet outage tracker DownDetector, the outage began at around 8.55 pm on Thursday. Within five minutes, the number of people unable to access Zomato alone was reported to be around 3,000. Similar problems were also running with many other services.
Some NDTV sites were also affected in this outage. The problem appears to have come with Akamai, which provides the Internet with critical infrastructure. According to DownDetector, some of the affected sites include popular gaming services Steam and PSN, Disney+ Hotstar, streaming services such as Zee5 and Sony Liv, and e-commerce platforms such as Zomato, Amazon and Paytm. .