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Since September Street View is broken everywhere and this is quite problematic
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Hello,

Since an imagery update in September a lot of Street View coverage is broken all over the world. Usually it's small bits that are missing, breaking blue lines and navigation but some areas are affected a lot.

Here are some example of places that had fully functional Street View before but not anymore:


The islands of the Azores where Street View was available, now completely destroyed (this particular island even got new 2021 imagery but it's all broken already)



Same for Kenya, many roads now have broken coverage


This town in Russia had complete coverage, now all broken

This is the same in many other places such as Nigeria, Alaska, Thailand, Sri Lanka, I could continue for a while but I think it's already obvious that something is wrong. It's been almost two months now yet nothing is fixed. Also some places like Vietnam lost all the coverage that was done by Google and Switzerland lost all the 2019 high-quality imagery that was introduced in June. Why would this happen?

This really starts to be a huge problem when you have applications that use Street View and customers paying for the service (as the Maps API is very expensive and, yes, we currently pay for a service that doesn't work as intended).

And yes, I know this post and also this post exist but it's mostly about Vietnam, the problem is way larger than just one missing country. I know Google employees don't usually read the forums there but it is important to spread the word about it and hope Google will finally realize the problem and correct it. I already reported the issue through Google Maps but as usual we have no information at all so I try everything I can like reporting the issue here. 

Thank you for reading.
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I've felt the effects of this many times while looking through street view and playing Geoguessr. Hope it is fixed soon.
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i am in gatineau, quebec, canada and satellite view is unavailable. it is 11:51 PM on October 27, 2021.
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hello all,
 
welcome to the google maps community forum!
 
hi max,
 
would be best if you create a new discussion thread so that your specific problem can get full attention without being intertwined with this one. yours appears to be a different problem.
 
you can create a new discussion thread here - https://support.google.com/maps/thread/new?hl=en
 
hi mapper_,
 
this really starts to be a huge problem when you have applications that use street view and customers paying for the service (as the maps api is very expensive and, yes, we currently pay for a service that doesn't work as intended).
 
since you appear to be a paying customer, would suggest you contact google directly for support.
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it's not just affecting paying customers Though
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Not yet, Ben. But we should expect to see Google-contributed December imagery mid-month. On desktop Maps you can check for such new imagery by invoking the 'Time Machine' feature anywhere you are.
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