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Internet services restored in Pakistan after submarine fault cable repair

Internet services restored in Pakistan after submarine fault cable repair
October 30, 2019
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Internet services have been restored across Pakistan after repair of Submarine cable fault on Wednesday. “Good News! We are pleased to inform you that the SMW-4 submarine cable fault has been rectified and internet services have been restored,” said Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) in a post on Twitter. “We regret any inconvenience caused and thank you for your patience,” it added. A day earlier, internet services across Pakistan were affected due to a fault in two international submarine cables. “We regret to inform you that due to international submarine cable fault, internet services are impacted across Pakistan,” said PTCL in a post on Twitter. “Our technical teams are working on fully restoring internet services. We apologise for any inconvenience caused and thank you for your patience.” In a statement, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) said that due to a fault in the international submarine cable, services have been affected. “Since today evening, some areas of Pakistan experienced a disruption in services,” the PTA spokesperson said. The telecom authority said that PTCL, along with international organisations, are working to ascertain the location where the fault has developed.