(CTN News) – Geo News reported on Tuesday that internet users in the country are experiencing difficulties due to issues with the internet service, the second such incident within a week.
In several important cities across Pakistan, including Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Lahore and Faisalabad, internet service is experiencing a slowdown.
Sources report that the service was affected by a technical glitch in the PTCL network. During the past week, there have been two major internet outages.
According to a PTCL spokesperson, several points of PTCL’s fiber cable were damaged, resulting in a degradation in the service provided by the Internet.
According to the spokesperson for PTCL, the affected areas are in the northern and central regions of the country.
⚠️ Confirmed: A nation-scale internet disruption has been registered in #Pakistan; the incident affects multiple providers including PTCL, Nayatel and StormFiber with real-time network data showing connectivity at 38% of ordinary levels 📉
📰 Previously: https://t.co/mFBehYjlnY pic.twitter.com/YAHeV3cyNM
— NetBlocks (@netblocks) August 22, 2022
The spokesperson added that teams are working on restoring the service as quickly as possible.
A technical fault in the PTCL’s transmission system caused problems with the internet service on August 19 as a result of a technical fault.
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