The Pakistan Telecommunication Company Ltd (PTCL) on Wednesday has announced that the internet services have fully been restored, a day after a countrywide disruption that was caused by a fault in submarine cables.
In a statement, PTCL spokesman conveyed that the company regretted any inconvenience that had been caused by the disruption in services.
A spokesperson for Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has also confirmed that the internet services have been restored, adding that the SEAMEWE 4 was restored at 1:35 am while IMEWE was restored at 4:13 am.
In a tweet PTCL shared the latest developments, saying, “Good News! We are pleased to inform you that the SMW-4 submarine cable fault has been rectified and internet services have been restored”.
Good News! We are pleased to inform you that the SMW-4 submarine cable fault has been rectified and internet services have been restored.
We regret any inconvenience caused and thank you for your patience. pic.twitter.com/hKvE8RcznF
— PTCL (@PTCLOfficial) October 29, 2019
As being reported, the faults in two international submarine cables SMW4 (South East Asia–Middle East–Western Europe 4) and IMEWE (India-Middle East-Western Europe) occurred yesterday.