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Pemra hires Swiss consultant for DTH licensing

Pakistan Press Foundation

ISLAMABAD: The Paki-stan Electronic Media Regu-latory Authority (Pemra) has issued a Letter of Intent (LoI) to hire a Swiss firm for initiation of Direct to Home (DTH) licensing in Pakistan Pemra in its ad published in newspapers on Oct 30, 2014 had solicited proposals from international firms to hire a consultant. Five firms submitted their […]

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Personal freedom of choice

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Pakistan Telecommunications Authority (PTA) has blocked almost everything on the Internet in the name of security or morality. Who gave PTA this right to suffocate us? As a free citizen I have the right and authority to surf and watch whatever I want to. The PTA has no right to stop me in the name […]

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Blocking websites and cyber technology

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In the past few years, increased taxes and poor law and order have resulted in losses for cellular network operators, while ban on Internet content has decreased revenues of ISPs and submarine fibre optic cable operators in Pakistan. Much has been said about all this and other challenges facing the telecommunications industry but the nation […]

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