The continued efforts of the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) and telecom operators to restore connectivity in flood affected areas have been successful.
According to the details, the majority of the non-functional telecom sites in these areas have been restored. However, there are still 339 sites (0.06% of the total sites across the country) still down in flood affected areas.
The PTA added that optical fiber backhaul to provide nation-wide connectivity has been fully restored.
PTA said that it will continue to update the public about the restoration of left over sites.
Currently, non-functional sites area inaccessible due to flood water but other operational sites in the vicinity ensure that there no communication blackout.
Meanwhile, the Government is busy in rehabilitating the flood affected people as well as provide aid to them through Fund Relief Cash Program.