When facing Internet blockages, where is the mobile industry?

An article about corporate responsibility in Quartz Media, In the fight against government-ordered Internet blackouts, where are Africa’s mobile providers? uses the example of Cameroon’s English-speaking region Internet blockage to ask about the role that mobile providers play and should play in these situations, especially given the high prevalence of mobile use in Africa. The article states ‘There should be more to being a telco license holder than just expanding service delivery and faster internet speeds.’ and then asks ‘Will Africa’s mobile service providers be willing to take up the corporate social responsibility they have to the customers they serve?’ This question can be asked in a global context as well, as mobile Internet is also affected, as seen in the case of Nagaland, where mobile services (both SMS and internet/data) remain suspended since January 30.