By The Express Tribune

A fiber optic cable got cut in the Arabian Sea near Karachi resulting in nearly 60 per cent decrease in internet speed across Pakistan on Wednesday. Nearly 50 per cent of Pakistan’s internet traffic faces disruption as SMW4 – one of the four undersea cables that connects the country with internet was damaged. The disruption occurred around 12pm on Wednesday. The country’s internet traffic is currently running on two cables instead of four.

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