Online services have been affected due to a defect in 2 international infrastructure cables in Pakistan. IMEWE and SEAMEWE have been offline due to Internet cable malfunctions, which accounted for about 50% of Pakistani internet traffic. The location of the error in these cables has not yet been determined, but as a result, Internet users across Pakistan are experiencing slow Internet speeds. According to the report, ISPs confirmed the problems on the internet and said that they were shifting the internet load to other underdeveloped systems, which would improve to some extent but the service would be fully restored only when the damaged cables. It will be repaired.
How long will the cables be accurate, it is difficult to say at present. Pakistan Telecommunications Limited (PTCL) has also confirmed the error in the international cable. In a Facebook post, PTCL said Internet services have been affected in several countries, including Pakistan, due to malfunctioning cable. According to the Post, the technical teams of the company are working for complete restoration of the internet service and we apologize to the customer for the problem.
Be aware that the number of cables connecting Pakistan through the Internet to the outside world is 6.
According to the report, Oman, which is a much smaller country than Pakistan, has several under-served Internet cables.
It should be noted that in 2017, Internet services across the country were affected for about 2 days as a result of the IMEWE error.