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Internet services fully restored following countrywide disruption, PTCL

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”.


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.

Saman Siddiqui

Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.

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