Cable Operators Association | Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

Paksitan Press Foundtion

SPN policy: Cable operators expect new PEMRA chief to resolve problems

Pakistan Press Foundation

KARACHI: The Cable Operators Association of Pakistan (CAP) has expressed the hope that Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority’s new chairman Absar Alam will help resolve their problems. A large number of CAP members recently met senior Pemra officials, including several directors general at the body’s headquarters in Islamabad. CAP members argued that the purpose of […]

Broadcasting, Television , , ,


Television news channels go off air in Karachi for 6 hours

Pakistan Press Foundation

Transmission of several television news channels went off air for about six hours on afternoon of Saturday October 25, 2014 in Karachi and the other part of the Sindh province after threats were received by unidentified men on telephone to some cable operators. Without naming any political party, the Cable Operators Association President Khalid Arain […]

Freedom of Expression, Front Page , , , , , , ,


Pemra assures minister of showing all channels on original numbers

Pakistan Press Foundation

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Senator Pervaiz Rashid said on Tuesday that it was the prerogative of viewers to watch a channel of their choice. He was talking to the Acting Chairman of Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra), Pervez Rathore, in a meeting here. DG Licensing, head of legal and GM […]

Freedom of Expression , , , , ,


All channels should be shown on their original numbers: minister

Pakistan Press Foundation

ISLAMABAD: The Cable Operators Association has assured Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Pervaiz Rashid that broadcast of all TV channels would be shown without any interruption. A delegation of Cable Operators Association, headed by Syed Gufran Mujtaba, met the information minister. Federal Information Secretary Muhammad Azam, Cable Operators Association President Capt (retd) Jabbar Khan […]

Broadcasting , , , ,


Geo to be restored in hours: cable operators’ president

Pakistan Press Foundation

ISLAMABAD: Cable Operators Association President Khalid Arain has said that Information and Broadcasting Minister Pervaiz Rashid has listened to their suggestions and now Geo will be restored not in days but in hours. On the issue of placing Geo News on the last numbers, a meeting was held on Saturday between the Pakistan Electronic Media […]

Freedom of Expression , , , , ,


Cable operators hold demos, suspend Geo transmission

Pakistan Press Foundation

LAHORE: Cable operators Saturday suspended transmission of Geo News in various cities of the country including Lahore and shifted other channels of the Geo Network to last numbers on cable. The cable operators also held protest demonstrations in various cities against alleged abuse of Cable Operators Association Central President Khalid Arain. In most parts of […]

Media Ethics , , , , ,


Protests against Geo TV continue unabated

Pakistan Press Foundation

PESHAWAR: Protest rallies against Geo TV were staged in several cities across the country for a third consecutive day on Saturday. In Peshawar, activists of the Tehreek Jawanan Pakistan (TJP) gathered outside the Peshawar Press Club and demanded the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) suspend Geo TV’s licence for airing of objectionable content on […]

Freedom of Expression , , , , ,