Pemra rebuts report on DTH licensing process

Pakistan Press Foundation

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has issued a rebuttal to The News story published on Monday, titled, “Why is acting chairman Pemra in such a hurry?” A statement issued here on Monday said that Pemra believes that the said story was published without going into the merits of the whole issue and without […]

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Pemra warns cable operators

Pakistan Press Foundation

KARACHI: Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) Regional General Manager Sindh Muhammad Farooq has warned all the cable operators to follow licence terms and conditions during their operations and in case of non-compliance, legal proceeding shall be initiated against violators which may include fines even cancellation of their licences, says a press release. He said […]

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Pay dues or face licence suspension, Pemra warns two channels

Pakistan Press Foundation

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) Tuesday approved the recommendations/report of Swiss Consultancy Firm, M/s Digital Strategy, for initiation of Direct to Home (DTH) Licensing in Pakistan. The Authority inked an accord with the firm in March this year to assist it in preparing eligibility criteria, license template, bidding methodology, determination of base […]

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Support for Bol journalists pledged

Pakistan Press Foundation

LAHORE: The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists headed by Rana Azeem has decided to hold protest rallies and sit-ins from Monday to demand withdrawal of restrictions on Bol TV channel. It also demanded withdrawal of a letter issued by Information Minister Senator Pervaiz Rashid to the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority for the cancellation of […]

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