- PTA begins to shift web site visitors to different cables.
- Fault in cable to create issues for customers at peak hours, say sources.
- Restore work on cable to be accomplished by January 2022.
The fault in a submarine cable Tuesday affected the web’s pace in Pakistan by 1 terabyte, as per the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA).
The PTA has began to shift web site visitors to different cables.
South East Asia–Center East–Western Europe four (SEA-ME-WE four) is an optical fibre submarine communications cable system that carries telecommunications between Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Egypt, Italy, Tunisia, Algeria and France.
In keeping with trade sources, the fault in submarine cable has affected web pace within the nation that can create issues for customers at peak hours.
Sources added that the restore work on SEA-ME-WE four can be accomplished in January 2022.