Floods affect telecom services: PTA

Floods affect telecom services: PTA

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has said that the recent flash floods in Balochistan have caused multiple optic fiber breaks impacting voice and data services in Lasbela, Kech, Panjgoor, Gwadar, Awaran, Ziarat, Mastung and adjoining areas.

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About 343 cell sites of three cellular mobile operators (Telenor, Ufone and Zong) and PTCL have been affected due to floods.

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Efforts are being made to resolve this unprecedented situation. PTA is working with the concerned operators for early restorations of affected communication channels.

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