Media Holding Statement
Islamabad, August 5, 2017: A fault occurred near Jeddah, Saud Arabia in one of the international submarine cable systems IMEWE providing internet bandwidth to Pakistan, early morning today. Due to this, customers will experience slow internet browsing. Another international cable system SEA-ME-WE 4 is already under repair by the international consortium.
Mr. Sikandar Naqi, Chief Business Development Officer PTCL has said that the international consortium managing the submarine cable system has already started working to resolve the situation as early as possible. In order to minimize the service impact, PTCL has undertaken necessary measures to arrange additional/alternate bandwidth through its other cable systems and international cable business partners.