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  • SC admits for hearing Pemra petition in DTH case

    ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Thursday admitted for hearing an appeal filed by the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) against a Lahore High Court order of Dec 28, 2016 that had set aside its regulations prohibiting television broadcasters from entering the Direct to Home (DTH) market...

    23 of the DTH Regulations 2016 as ultra vires and illegal...

  • Pemra again puts off bidding process for DTH services

    ISLAMABAD: The bidding process for the Direct to Home (DTH) services has been further delayed because the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has decided to initiate “legal due diligence” for the exercise...

    The DTH is a digital service that provides television viewing services directly to subscribers through satellite transmission anywhere in the country...

  • Pemra crackdown on Indian DTH, airing of excessive foreign content

    ISLAMABAD: With the Pakistani DTH (direct-to-home) service set to be introduced in the coming months, the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) announced on Wednesday that it would launch a crackdown on the illegal Indian DTH and airing of excessive foreign content by TV channels and cable operators...

    However, he added, action against the dealers of Indian DTH would be launched with immediate effect...

  • Pemra chief puts off DTH licence bidding

    Mr Alam decided to delay bidding for the direct-to-home (DTH) television distribution licences which involves millions of dollars of investment and revenue...

    Meanwhile, a detailed working paper will be prepared for consideration in the next meeting, keeping in view all legal aspects and security issues regarding the DTH project...

  • Pemra confiscates illegal indian DTH decoders

    ISLAMABAD: In a bid to curb the proliferation of illegal Indian direct-to-home (DTH) decoders, the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) held a ceremony to destroy more than 200 confiscated decoders at its regional office in Karachi...

    The decoders were confiscated in crackdowns against cable television operators in Karachi, Hyderabad and Sukkur, a press release issued on Tuesday said...

  • Delay in award of DTH licence causing huge loss to exchequer

    LAHORE: As authorities concerned have not awarded DTH (direct to home) — satellite-based television channel — licence for over the past 12 years million of dollars are going across the border annually without tax deduction through this illegal (DTH) business...

    The Pakistan Electronic Media Authority (Pemra) has deferred the award of the much awaited DTH licence early this month as its new chief required ‘more time’ to look into the...

  • LHC rules Pemra violated its own law while conducting DTH licence auction

    The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Wednesday notified Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) that it had acted in violation of its own ordinance while conducting bidding for direct-to-home (DTH) licences last month, DawnNews reported...

    Malik, ruled in favour of broadcasters who had been barred from bidding on direct-to-home (DTH) licences held by Pemra, DawnNews reported...

  • DTH license auction: Pemra directs chairman Absar Alam to take up LHC verdict in SC

    A meeting of Pakistan Electronic Media Regularity Authority (Pemra) officials on Monday, taking notice of a delay in action against the Lahore High Court's (LHC) move to set aside the direct-to-home (DTH) license auction held last year, directed Pemra Chairman Absar Alam to file an appeal in the apex court against the decision...

    DTH is a digital box that gives customers channels permitted to be aired in the country without any cable...

  • Punjab to help Pemra act against relay of illegal DTH content

    LAHORE: The Punjab government will help Pakistan Electronic Media Regularity Authority (Pemra) in its crackdown on illegal Indian DTH (direct to home) channels starting from Oct 15...

    According to Pemra, following policy direction from the prime minister it is working to finalise and implement a comprehensive strategy to effectively counter proliferation of Indian channels through illegal DTH and excessive Indian content on satellite...

  • LHC stays DTH licence bidding process

    LAHORE: The Lahore High Court stayed on Tuesday the DTH (direct-to-home) licence bidding process by the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority till a decision on petitions challenging Pemra rules for grant of licences...

    Malik and comprising Justice Abid Aziz Sheikh and Justice Shahid Karim issued the order suspending the DTH licence bidding process scheduled for Wednesday (today)...

  • Auction of DTH licences held

    ISLAMABAD: The auction of three licences for direct-to-home (DTH) programming was held on Wednesday after the Supreme Court allowed the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority to proceed with it but barred it from awarding the contract...

    The petition had challenged a Nov 22 interim order by the Lahore High Court (LHC), which had restrained the authority from opening tenders and holding bidding for DTH licences...

  • Pemra set to take action against excessive foreign content and illegal DTH sets

    ISLAMABAD: The deadline set by the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) against local news and entertainment channels showing excessive foreign content and traders selling illegal Indian Direct-to-Home (DTH) sets expired at midnight on Saturday and the regulator is ready to start taking action on Monday...

    On Aug 31, Pemra announced that strict action would be taken against the channels airing foreign content more...

  • SC overturns Lahore High Court verdict staying DTH licence auction

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday overturned a 2016 judgement of the Lahore High Court that had set aside Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority's (Pemra) regulations prohibiting television broadcasters from entering the Direct-to-Home (DTH) market...

    DTH is a digital box that gives customers channels permitted to be aired in the country without a cable connection...

  • SC forms committee to curb smuggled Indian DTH devices

    ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Thursday ordered constitution of a special committee to suggest measures to curb unchecked availability of smuggled Indian direct-to-home (DTH) devices in the local market, which is one of the reasons behind the country’s revenue losses...

    The directive was issued by a three-judge SC bench, headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar, which had taken up a case relating to easy availability of...

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