ISLAMABAD: Internet services across the country faced serious dislocations due to a drop in PTCL business.
Sources in the company said the internet fiber lines suffered damage due to heavy rains in the Sukkur areas. They said rainwater had entered the PTCL exchange causing electricity to short-circuit. The company expects the formwork to be completed by Tuesday morning.
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Many days agone, the PTCL string network suffered a breakdown following rain.
As the PTCL network was down, the operations of several internet service providers who are linked with the company, also faced dislocation in services.
NetBlocks twittered: “The incident affects multiple providers including PTCL, Nayatel, and Stormfiber. with connectivity at 38pc.”
⚠️ Confirmed: #Pakistan is again in the midst of a nation-scale internet outage, the second in 24 hours; the incident affects multiple providers including PTCL with real-time network data showing connectivity at 38% of ordinary levels ?— NetBlocks (@netblocks) August 23, 2022
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