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Balochistan: Internet services have been suspended in the districts due to upcoming General Election 2018.

https://tribune.com.pk/story/1644804/1-balochistan-districts-without-internet-one-year/

Suspension Of Internet Services In Balochistan To Hamper Electionrelated Process, PTA Tells ECP

Internet services have been temporarily discontinued in six districts across Balochistan at the instructions of the Minister of Interior Affairs due to upcoming General Election 2018 scheduled for July 25, 2018.

According to the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA),  the internet services in Pishin, Killa Abdullah, and Mastung will remain suspended till July 31, adding that services in Awaran, Keech, and Kalat have been suspended since February 2017.

The restriction of internet services will affect the result transmission system as the  Results Transmission System or RTS, an internet-based application has been introduced by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) which enables election officers to submit polling results from constituencies to the commission in real time.

 

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