Pakistan’s leading telecommunication company, PTCL and one of the largest cellular network Ufone is suffering from a major drawback. Due to an undersea cable damage near the Arabian sea, PTCL and Ufone services are down for the past 5 hours or so. Internet connections, as well as Landlines, are affected by this technical fault.
According to the news, people from Islamabad, Lahore, Karachi and some other major cities are affected by this technical difficulty.
PTCL has always been in the firing line of several people. From reduced internet speeds to frequent disconnections, PTCL internet services have been a cause for a headache from a long time. And this incident will not help their cause either. People all across the country are furious about this matter. Here is what they had to say
The disruption in the cellular services came soon after PTCL fiber optic system developed some technical faults, Express News reported.
Karachi, Islamabad, Multan and Peshawar are among other cities where landline phone, internet and mobile phone services are disrupted. Moreover, a number of cellphone companies are also facing partial interruption in their services.
“Due to PTCL’s fiber optic cut, currently Ufone’s services are disrupted. We apologise for the inconvenience caused in this regard,” said Ufone on its Facebook post.
Besides the internet, landline services were also reportedly disrupted in large parts of the country.
People also reported on twitter that the Ufone cellular service was also disrupted in various parts of the country.
Here’s how they reacted.
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