Service providers in Pakistan after a huge disruption in the internet service due to the error in submarine cable are making the alternate arrangements just by obtaining an additional bandwidth in order to ensure that the internet services are smoothly provided nationwide.
The TWA- Trans World Associates had communicated previously about the service degradation on international connectivity towards the Europe like on SMW5 system of cable due to the subsea faulty in the Egypt. However, it was said that this work was underway in order to rectify all the faults; but surely it would take time until this fault would completely remove.
The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority is monitoring this situation and will soon provide an update on it. Moreover, Pakistan has also been listed amongst the top 10 countries with the biggest share of the internet users in the continent of Asia as per the data of 2020.
According to PTA, this spike can also be accredited to increase the online activities by the educational institutions as well as the businesses like the ‘work from home’ policy will more adopted by the individuals and the organizations.