Government decides to suspend internet services across Pakistan


ISLAMABAD: The federal government has decided to suspend internet services across the country due to the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) long march, ARY News reported on Wednesday.

Top authorities have instructed two major internet companies, Transworld and PIE, to suspend internet services Across the country.

It has been learned that Transworld internet services have been shut down as the government also prepares to suspend PIE internet service. Consumers will face severe hardship following the shutdown of internet services.

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In the previous decision, the government ordered an immediate suspension of cellular services in 11 districts of Punjab.

According to telecom sources, mobile phone services are immediately suspended.

Authorities have issued orders to suspend cellular services in 11 districts, following the PTI’s long march to Islamabad.

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The orders have been issued for suspension of services in 11 districts including Gujrat, Hafizabad, Mandi Bahauddin, Sargodha, Khoshab, Mianwali, Sialkot, Jhelum and Rawalpindi till tonight.

It is a practice of government authorities in Pakistan to suspend cellular services as a step for the maintenance of law and order. However, this measure causes an interruption of communication between people resulting in an outcry from the general public.

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