SeaMeWe-4 damage disrupts Pakistan’s internet access

11 May 2012

The submarine cable South East Asia-Middle East-Western Europe 4 (SeaMeWe-4) has reportedly been cut near Alexandria, disrupting internet services in Pakistan, according to Pro Pakistani. The local news source cited unnamed internet service providers (ISPs), as saying that there was as yet no time frame for full restoration of services. SeaMeWe-4 runs from Marseille in France to Tua in Singapore, with landings in Algeria, Tunisia, Italy, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka, Malaysia and Thailand.