Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Wednesday extended the ban on high-speed or 4G internet services in Union Territory till November 12. Mobile internet speed in Jammu and Kashmir will continue to be restricted to 2G, except for Ganderbal and Udhampur districts, a notification by the J&K administration said. Also Read - Farmers Protest: Police Fire Tear Gas Shells To Disperse Farmers at Singhu Border | Watch
The internet services will be made available on post-paid Sim cards and verified pre-paid Sim cards only, it said. Also Read - India vs Australia 2020 Live Cricket Score, 1st ODI, Sydney Cricket Ground: Shami Removes Warner to Break Massive Stand
Internet connectivity, without any speed related restrictions, will continue to be available with Mac-binding, the notification added. Also Read - Adam Gilchrist Apologises After Offering Condolences to Navdeep Saini Instead of Mohammed Siraj During Commentary
The ban on 4G internet services in J&K was earlier extended on September 30 till October 21.
Internet services were discontinued in Jammu and Kashmir on August 5, 2019, hours before the Centre revoked Article 370 of the Constitution and bifurcated the state into two Union Territories.
Low-speed or 2G internet services were restored on mobile phones on January 25.