Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority awards IPTV License to Special Communications Organization for Gilgit-Baltistan

Islamabad, January 13, 2020 (PPI-OT): Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) awarded Internet Protocol TV Distribution Service License to Special Communications Organization (SCO) for Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) region today. In this regard, a signing ceremony was held at PEMRA HQ Islamabad. The ceremony was attended by Major General Ali Farhan HI (M), Director General SCO and Mr Muhammad Saleem Baig, ChairRead More…

PEMRA Grants a Channel License to Allama Iqbal Open University

Islamabad, June 14, 2019 (PPI-OT): Chairman Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) Muhammad Saleem Baig formally handed over a non-commercial Satellite TV Channel license to Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) at a ceremony held in Islamabad.
On the occasion, Registrar AIOU Dr. Muhammad Zaigham Qadeer signed the licensing document, while PEMRA was represented by its Director General Wakeel Khan. The lRead More…

PEMRA issued advice to all Satellite TV channels for airing indecent, misleading ads

Islamabad, January 03, 2019 (PPI-OT): Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) has issued an advice to all Satellite TV channel licensees for airing indecent and misleading healthcare / fitness related advertisements of various products for weight loss, hair growth, loosing body fats, improving complexion, treatment for infertility etc.
In a statement PEMRA said that airing of such content is in violatiRead More…

Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority Takes Action against Proscribed Channels and Programmes

Islamabad: PEMRA enforcement teams raided numbers of cable TV networks in various parts of country on January 5, 2012 in a bid to stop illegal satellite and CD channels shown by the cable operators despite repeated warnings to stop them. PEMRA press release stated that excessive CD channels on cable networks were not only a peril to social fabric but also main source of content piracy and plagiarism which PEMRA is taRead More…