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Case filed in US court against Pakistan Television (PTV) Managing Director

ISLAMABAD- The Norway-based Scandinavian Satellite System (SSS) has filed a case in a US court against PTV Managing Director Yousaf Baig, and London-based Prime TV for infringing a copyright agreement. The company accused the PTV MD of working against the interests of Pakistan. It claimed that it held the exclusive license for PTV programmes outside […]


Pakistan Television (PTV) to go ahead with telecast in North America

ISLAMABAD- Television will go ahead with the telecast of its programmes in North America, as a court has granted a stay in its favour after few of a suit against Scandinavian Satellite System (SSS), said PTV. The decisions have already been conveyed to the lawyers of SSS in the US,’ the national channel said. A […]


Suit filed in US court to stop Pakistan Television (PTV) programmes

ISLAMABAD- The Norwegian-based Scandinavian Satellite System (SSS) has filed a suit in US District Court, Washington, against Pakistan Television and the UK-based Prime TV, seeking injunction to restrain them from airing and broadcasting PTV programmes in the United States. Claiming copyright ownership of the PTV programming outside Pakistan, the SSS has invoked US laws on […]


RMC examines complaints against Cable TV operators

KARACHI- The first meeting of the Regional Monitoring Committee for Cable TV Operations (Sindh and Balochistan) met here at the Regional office of Pakistan Telecommunication Authority under the chairmanship of Irshad Khan and examined 13 complaints received against cable TV operators. The meeting, which was also attended by Chairman PTA, Mian Muhammad Javed, decided to […]


Pakistan Television Authority (PTA) issue 46 licences to cable TV operators

LAHORE- Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has so far issued 46 licences to cable operators for facilitating people to have easy and economical access to Pakistani and foreign satellite channels in the country. “The process for awarding 276 more licenses is in progress,” Muhammed Saeed, a senior official of PTA said at an open forum on […]


General Manager Pakistan Television Islamabad appointed

ISLAMABAD- Director Special Force Pakistan Television (PTV) Mustafa Kamal Mandokhel has been appointed as General Manager, PTV Islamabad Centre. Earlier, Director News Shakoor Tahir was holding the additional charge of the general manager Islamabad centre. Source: The News Date:4/18/2000


Government to regulate cable TV Channels

ISLAMABAD- The government decided to regulate the sector of Cable TV Channels and authorised Pakistan Telecommunication Authority to invite applications for the issuance of licences. Javed Jabbar told a Press briefing that the decision was taken at the Federal Cabinet meeting held here under the chairmanship of Chief Executive General Pervez Musharraf. Though the full […]