SEA-ME-WE 4 Submarine Optical Fiber Cable Fault – Internet Traffic Disturbed in Pakistan
Karachi (Friday, June 26, 2015) – yesterday an fault occurred in Submarine optical fiber cable carrying data services for Pakistan and other regional countries. Internet traffic has badly affected. browsing speed of websites and other online services are running on dead slow speed. PTCL official said the fault location is being trace.
What SMW-4 Submarine OF Cable?
South East Asia-Middle East-West Europe 4 project is a next generation submarine cable system linking South East Asia to Europe via the Indian Sub-Continent and Middle East. The project aims to take these regions to the forefront of global communication by significantly increasing the bandwidth and global connectivity of users along its route between Singapore and France.
Length of Cable?
The total length of this submarine OF cable is twenty thousand Kilometers (20,000 KM).
Owners of Cable?
Following are the owners of this Cable:-
Pakistan Telecommunications Company Limited (PTCL)
Bangladesh Telegraph and Telephone Board (BTTB)
Telecom Italia Sparkle
PT Indonesia Satellite Corp.
Sri Lanka Telecom
Communications Authority of Thailand