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PTA Acknowledges Reports of Social Media Disruption

PTA Acknowledges Reports of Social Media Disruption

  • Internet providers face serious disturbances on Sunday night.
  • Clients detailed blackout of virtual entertainment applications.
  • Karachi, Lahore, Rawalpindi most impacted urban areas.

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Telecom Authority (PTA) on Monday said it was examining reports of web disturbance in “a few regions” of the country.

In an explanation on Monday, the PTA said the general circumstance of web access the nation over was typical.

The assertion came a day after online entertainment destinations confronted serious disturbances nearly the nation over as an enormous number of netizens griped about challenges in getting to YouTube, Facebook and X — previously known as Twitter.

As per Downdetector, the applications, particularly the site forms went down after 7:00pm on Sunday.

Karachi, Lahore, Mir Pur Khas, and Rawalpindi were the most impacted urban areas in the country.

A few clients had likewise taken to WhatsApp to report the web’s slacking issues. The explanation for the blackout couldn’t be learned till the recording of the report.

A few web clients whined of slow web, yet some brought up that the web was working fine when the VPN was turned on, which developed worries among the majority making them question in the event that it was attentively dialed back.

A writer on X stated, “Experiencing difficulty getting to Twitter/X and other virtual entertainment stages. Generally speaking, web appears to be delayed too. Any other person in Pakistan confronting something very similar?”

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