Pakistan to Face Slow Internet Due to Outage in IMEWE Systems

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Web Desk (August 05, 2017): Internet users in Pakistan will face slow internet browsing due to ‘outage in international submarine cable systems providing internet bandwidth to Pakistan, IMEWE, PTCL said in a statement.

“The international consortium managing the submarine cable system has already started working to resolve the situation as early as possible,” it added.

In order to minimize the service impact, PTCL has already undertaken necessary measures to arrange/alternate bandwidth through its other cable systems and international cable business partners.”Another international cable system SEA-ME-WE 4 is already under repair by the international consortium.

IMEWE (India-Middle East-Western Europe) submarine cable is an ultra high capacity fiber optic submarine cable system which links India and Europe via Middle East.

This 3 fiber pair system with total length of approx. 12,091km is complemented with nine terminal stations forming a consortium of nine telecom carriers from eight countries including PTCL.

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Originally Posted on Abbtak TV

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