On Monday 14th October 2021, almost every use complains about the fluctuating internet speed in Pakistan. It is because of the fault that occurred in the 25,000 kilometers long Asia-Europe AE1 cable. Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has elaborated on the situation and stated that
“A submarine cable was reported faulty near Fujairah, near UAE due to which many users in Pakistan have faced degradation in internet services. Although it is repaired it will take some time to repair it completely and get the perfect internet speed again.”
From sources, it is informed that authorities concerned are transferring the internet data to other lower capacity internet cables.