Pemra awards IPTV service licence to SCO for GB
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) awarded Internet Protocol IPTV Distribution Service Licence to Special Communications Organisation (SCO) for Gilgit Baltistan (GB) region.
According to announcement made by the SCO here on Friday, in this regard, a signing ceremony was held at Pera HQ Islamabad. The ceremony was attended by Major General Ali Farhan HI (M), Director General SCO and Muhammad Saleem Baig, Chairman Pemra besides senior officials from both sides.
Internet Protocol television (IPTV) is the delivery of television content over Internet Protocol (IP) networks. IPTV services offer both live TV broadcasting and stored video on demand (VoD). It provides a wide range of geographic coverage and vast range of internet solutions for both consumer as well as corporate sector.
“In the era of fifth generation warfare, we would be able to defeat the hostile external narrative through this medium.” said Major General Ali Farhan, HI (M), DG SCO. “SCO intends to work with the local operators and be a facilitator rather than a competitor as earning of revenue is not a priority for us,” he added.