License mandatory for TV on mobile phones -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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License mandatory for TV on mobile phones

Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication has declared that license is mandatory for TV transmission on mobile phones. Pemra’s bar on TV transmission on cell phones was challenged by Telenor Company.

Telenor was the first cellular company that introduced TV transmission on cell phones, which was declared illegal by Pemra. Company sought IT Ministry’s guidelines. After complete consultation with legal experts, Ministry has given verdict that license is mandatory for TV transmission on cell phones.
Source: Jang
Date:5/18/2007