Shortcoming in submarine link influences web speed in Pakistan
shortcoming in submarine link Tuesday has impacted the web speed in the nation later which the Pakistan Telecommunication Company Ltd (PTCL) began to move web traffic to different links.
South East Asia–Middle East–Western Europe 4 (SEA-ME-WE 4) is an optical fiber submarine correspondences link framework that conveys broadcast communications between Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Egypt, Italy, Tunisia, Algeria and France.
As per industry sources, the issue in submarine link has impacted web speed in the country that will make issues for clients at top hours.
Sources added that the maintenance work on SEA-ME-WE 4 will be finished in January 2022.
In the interim, PTCL gave an assertion saying that game plans had been made for “substitute data transmission”.
“In the following not many days, extra data transfer capacity will be added,” the assertion said.
In this period, web paces will be “somewhat impacted”, the assertion cautioned clients.
According to industry sources, the fault in submarine cable has affected internet speed in the country that will create problems for users at peak hours.
Sources added that the repair work on SEA-ME-WE 4 will be completed in January 2022.
Meanwhile, PTCL issued a statement saying that arrangements had been made for “alternate bandwidth”.
“In the next few days, additional bandwidth will be added,” the statement said.
In this period, internet speeds will be “slightly affected”, the statement warned users.
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