PTA has updated that, IMEWE Seg-1 repair has been completed and cable has been powered up for the traffic, as reported by IMEWE, post repair system performance has been verified. Repeaters performance and splice loss all are as per the acceptable values. Reportedly, the shunt fault was located at 116.7 KP from Mumbai BU where the cable was observed to be dragged on sea bed by fishing liners.
During the cable fault PTCL took necessary actions to minimize the impact on the services to customers in Pakistan, by making alternate arrangement for internet capacity. This has been made possible because of multiple submarines cable systems facility in Pakistan.