Eight TV channels, 10 FM radio licenses awarded
ISLAMABAD (May 23 2008): The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) awarded eight satellite TV channel licenses and 10 FM Radio licenses, including one for Campus Radio to Riphah International University on Thursday at Pemra headquarters here, says a press release.
With the award of these licenses, the number of licensed satellite TV channels in the country has grown to 56, while the number of licensed FM radios has gone 116. New satellite TV licenses were awarded to Geo Entertainment, Geo News, AAG TV, AM Entertainment, Apna Entertainment, Kook and Din News channels. FM Radio Licenses were awarded for the cities of Mianwali, Khoshab, Bhakkar, Narowal, Sanghar, Shikarpur, Badin, Naushehro Feroz and Tharparkar.
Source: Business Recorder