A new fault in SEAMEWE4 and IMEW, the submarine cables that connects Pakistan to the rest of internet, has caused tremendous speed reduction across the country. One fault was spotted in the SMW4 cable located near Karachi while another in the IMEW near Egypt. Both faults resulted in slower internet speeds across Pakistan. The fault has affected both the landline and 3G/4G users.
Google has launched a new service for the global Muslim community under its With Google campaign called “My Ramadan Companion”. The service, which is accessible worldwide through a website, gives personalized information depending on your location.
The government of Punjab, Pakistan, has decided to withdraw the additional 19.5% tax that was earlier imposed on all kind of internet usage. The withdrawal was announced by a provincial finance minister earlier today during a budget speech in Lahore.
The government of Punjab in Pakistan has planned to impose an additional 19.5% tax on internet usage which is being opposed by hundreds and thousands of citizens, students and bloggers.