Major Internet Services Outage in Pakistan

Major Major Internet Services Outage in Pakistan

Today Pakistan is facing major outage of internet service in Pakistan. Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTCL) has confirmed that the disruption of internet services in the country is due to the fault in largest Fiber optic cable.

A number of cities in Pakistan are facing internet service problem.  There has been a breakdown in PTCL landline and mobile services in the provinces including Punjab, Sindh and Balochistan.

The subscribers of PTCL internet are facing difficulties in connecting with the Internet service as the optical fiber cable was broken in Othal, Hub, Khuzdar and Sorab areas of Balochistan. The system was also affected in Karachi’s Gulshan e Hadeed and Nooriabad areas.

The internet service outage is caused in interruption of PTCL and cellular services in Balochistan, while subscribers in other parts of the country are experiencing partial interruption and delays.

The fiber optic fault are affected the cellular companies including Ufone, as their subscribers are facing difficulties to connect with the Internet.  There are some users reporting that they got automated calls from PTCL, notifying them about a planned up-gradation activity.

It is also reported that the internet services are began to restore in Punjab.


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