Pakistan News

    Internet Cable Network In Pakistan Sick

  • Cybernet and PEACE Cable to bring 'ultra-high capacity cable' to Pakistan

    Pakistani carrier Cybernet has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and landing party agreement with PEACE Cable International Network to bring 'ultra-high capacity cable' to the country...

    “We are excited about working on the PEACE project and the numerous benefits that the PEACE Cable will bring to Pakistan and its digital economy," said Cybernet CEO Danish A...

  • Cable operators told to remove cable TV apparatus from poles in Karachi

    KARACHI: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has asked all cable TV operators to remove cable boosters from electric poles of K-Electric...

    Sources in the power utility told Dawn that a letter had been sent to Pemra informing it that the KE had received several complaints regarding current in electric poles “due to cables of media distributors and cable internet service providers fixed on and passing through the...

  • Pakistan experiences slow internet as submarine cable goes offline

    Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) informed on Saturday that Pakistan is experiencing slow internet as IMEWE, the international underwater cable responsible for bringing internet to Pakistan, has gone offline due to technical problems...

    A spokesperson from PTCL said that a major flaw in IMEWE had occurred near Saudi Arabia, while another official said the fault has disrupted the country's entire internet...

  • Faulty submarine cable that caused internet disruption in Pakistan repaired: PTA

    Internet users faced disruptions in parts of the country on Monday as a submarine cable developed a fault near Fujairah, UAE, according to Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA)...

    The PTA said some users might have faced degradation in services due to the fault, adding that "the faulty cable segment has been repaired and work is underway to make the services fully functional...

  • Undersea cable fault strangles internet services

    ISLAMABAD/KARACHI: A fault in the India-Middle East-Western Europe (IMEWE) submarine cable caused consumers and businesses across Pakistan major internet disruptions, the Pakistan Tele­communication Authority (PTA) said on Saturday, adding that customers may experience slow browsing speed...

    However, many people complained that they had no internet service at all...

  • AAE-1 submarine internet cable linking Asia, Africa and Europe starts operations

    A 25,000-kilometre-long submarine cable system linking Asia, Africa and Europe has started operations, as China United Network Communications Group, a key participant in the cable project, accelerates steps to build internet infrastructure for countries and regions participating in the One Belt, One Road (OBOR) initiative...

    The cable system connects Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Pakistan, India, Oman, the United Arab...

  • Karachi sees 2-hour TV, internet outage as cable operators protest KE's 'high-handedness'

    Residents across Karachi experienced a two-hour suspension of cable television and internet services on Monday evening after cable and internet operators announced a "token strike" against what they termed as the "high-handedness" of the K-Electric (KE)...

    The announcement of the protest against KE's alleged move to cut off cable and internet wires using its electricity poles was made at a joint press conference in Karachi of cable...

  • Cable operators protest KE's 'stubbornness' by suspending TV, internet services in 5 cities in Sindh

    Cable and internet operators on Tuesday continued their strike against K-Electric (KE) by suspending cable television and internet services in five cities across Sindh to protest what they termed as the power utility's "stubborn attitude"...

    Earlier today, Pakistan Cable Operators Association Chairman Khalid Arain said that instead of suspending services for two hours, as was done on Monday, cable and internet operators would suspend...

  • Cable fault causes nationwide internet disruption

    ISLAMABAD: A large number of internet users, mainly in Karachi, fa­­ced outages on Thursday evening as the submarine cable system SEAMEWE-5, extending from Singapore to France and Italy, was damaged...

    A statement issued by Transworld Home, the company operating the cable, said that a nationwide disruption was caused due to a ‘fibre cut in terrestrial network’...

  • Internet services back to normal after PTCL optic fibre cable fixed: PTA

    The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) said on Tuesday that a fault in Pakistan Telecommunications Company Ltd’s (PTCL) optic fibre cable, that had caused disruption in internet services in some areas last night, had been fixed...

    “Technical fault/cut in PTCL optic fibre network due to unprecedented floods, which impacted internet services at midnight at some locations, was repaired & restored within one hour,” it tweeted... ...

  • PTCL network outage slows down internet

    ISLAMABAD: Internet services across the country faced serious disruptions due to a drop in PTCL traffic...

    Sources in the company said the internet fibre cables suffered damage due to heavy rains in Sukkur areas...

  • Obama orders govt contractors to offer paid sick leave to workers

    BOSTON: President Barack Obama on Monday ordered government contractors to offer their workers seven days of paid sick leave a year and, without naming them, knocked Republican presidential candidates for advocating what he said were anti-union policies...

    Obama signed an executive order on sick leave during a flight on Air Force One to Boston, where he spoke at a union event...

  • Sick PIA to get Rs13 billion bailout package

    Sources told Dawn that a meeting of the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the cabinet being called this week will also approve special honoraria for officers working on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), besides allowing four-month salaries to employees of the fledgling Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM)...

    Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) is a chronic recipient of bailouts in the form of capital injections from the budget, or...

  • More
Back to top