By Dunya News
August 8, 2017

Pakistan’s economy has to bear an estimated loss of Rs1 billion owing to recent fault in submarine cable whereas Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has summoned report from major stakeholders in aforementioned regard, reported Roznama Dunya on Tuesday.

On August-5, PTA informed that Pakistan was experiencing slow internet as IMEWE, the international underwater cable responsible for bringing internet to Pakistan, had gone offline due to technical problems.

Though, PTA timely arranged substitutes for provision of internet services but several public and private conglomerates including PIA faced difficulties in their online operations.

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