As per the reports of local media, the internet services across Pakistan were disrupted following a fault that developed in the international submarine cable.
As per a post on the social media handle by the Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited—PTCL that internet services are affected that might result in facing some service degradation owing to the technical fault in the International Submarine Cable AAE-1 at Doha.
They further added that they regret the inconvenience caused to their customers and would be notifying them as soon as the services are completely restored.
The PTA account also tweeted regarding the fault, adding that owing to the technical fault in the International Submarine Cable AAE-1, the internet services might be disrupted, and some services might be affected which would be experienced by the customers.
Back in the month of October, Pakistan faced a slow internet browsing due to a fault in the IMEWE—an international submarine cable system that imparts internet bandwidth to Pakistan.
The PTCL apologized for the inconvenience and said that their teams were working diligently for fully restoring internet services in the country.
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