International submarine cable SEA-ME-WE 4 has experienced a fault in Arabian Sea, impacting internet services in the region.
The restoration work has been initiated by the international consortium that manages the submarine cable.
Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) informed that they are undertaking measures to provide connectivity for the customers in Pakistan.
Due to the cable cut, PTCL said it will use alternate routes for its customers.
The company also said that “the internet users may experience slow browsing” during the restoration of the SEA-ME.WE 4.
The SEA-ME-WE 4 links South-East Asia to Western Europe via the Middle East. The 18,000 km cable is equipped with a total of 16 landing stations.
The SEA-ME-WE 4 cable network is owned by a consortium of 17 telecom carriers from 15 countries.