Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) extends date for cable TV licenses -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) extends date for cable TV licenses

ISLAMABAD- The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has extended three weeks for submission of applications for granting cable TV licenses as the authority has received 1108 applications.

The PTA sources told that 503 applications have been received in Karachi, 401 in Lahore and 304 in Islamabad.

It has been decided not to grant any license to foreign company. However, applications from those companies ,would be reviewed which are already working in Pakistan.

The sources that small investors have shown keen interest in applying for licenses.

Rules and regulations for issuing, licenses for Cable TV network would be finalized within a couple of days
Source: Dawn
Date:2/17/2000