Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has restored 80 more sites during the last 24 hours whereas work was in progress for complete restoration of telecom services in other areas.
The Authority and telecom operators continued efforts to restore connectivity in flood affected areas has resulted in further reduction of affected mobile sites count across the country to 568 (less than 1.1 percent of the total sites), said a news release issued on Saturday.
The sites currently non-functional, are mostly inaccessible and under water due to floods. Combined efforts were being made with respective civil and military authorities for access to under water sites and dewatering. —Agencies