Islamabad (4th Sep 2022): The relentless efforts of PTA and telecom operators to restore connectivity in flood affected areas has resulted in further reduction of non-functional sites count to 429 (0.8% of the total sites across the country). Moreover, optical fiber backhaul to provide nation-wide connectivity has been fully restored. Over 850 teams are working round the clock to restore and maintain telecom services nation-wide.
PTA will continue to update the public about the restoration of left over sites. Currently, non-functional sites are inaccessible due to flood water but other operational sites in the vicinity ensure that there is no communication blackout. On 3rd of September, the affected sites count was 568. As the water level recedes, complete restoration of all sites will be ensured.