AZAD KASHMIR: The Earthquake hit Mirpur and adjoining areas of Azad Jammu and Kashmir where the earthquake caused catastrophic destruction, and telecommunication system was disrupted.
SCO (Special Communication Organization), which is the largest telecommunication institute in Azad Jammu and Kashmir, assessed the losses and immediately started the work to restore the telecommunication system in the affected areas.
Earthquake damaged the optical fiber cable 6 to 7 km from Afzalpul to Jatlan which completely shut down 9 (BTS sites), (S NET), and landline telephone facilities.
SCO (Special Communication Organization) trained staff restored all the services including mobile SNET and landline, via alternative routes in the shortest time possible.
People appreciated and thanked the SCO (Special Communication Organization) for restoring the telecommunication facility in such a short span of time.
In addition, the SCO (Special Communication Organization) has announced a special package for earthquake victims through which users of Mirpur Kotli and Bhimber will be able to receive (1000) minutes, (1000) SMS and (1000 MB) of data free of cost from 25 September to 30th September so that they can stay in touch with their loved ones during this difficult time
For more information 111 726 726 can be dialed.