Pakistanis faced an internet outage on Monday. PTA has some explanation for you.
The Ministry of Interior on Friday directed the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) to block access to social media platforms, Twitter, Facebook, WhatsApp, YouTube, and Telegram from 11 am to 3 pm.
The chairman of the PTA was directed by the government that “urgent action” was necessary on the situation. After a short time, PTA released an official statement. According to the statement, this was done due to public safety and security reasons. An official statement from the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has been released in response to many people saying that the internet service was getting worse just a few days ago.
The statement says that only a few cities faced internet outage for about 30 minutes on Monday and that the problem was fixed as soon as it was found. Users can now utilize any of the services, according to the statement.
The PTA has also established a high-level committee to investigate the circumstances behind Monday’s disruption of Internet access. The PTA has also established a high-level committee to investigate the circumstances behind Monday’s disruption of Internet access.
The PTA announced earlier this month that it would lower the mobile termination rate over time. This will help lower the cost of calls for everyone (MTR).
A lot less money has been put into the MTR fare since the start of March. It now costs only $0.50 per minute. MTR would start at Rs. 0.40 per minute in July. During the last phase, which starts in July, the MTR will cost Rs. 0.30 per minute.