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  • Cable operators told to remove cable TV apparatus from poles in Karachi

    KARACHI: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has asked all cable TV operators to remove cable boosters from electric poles of K-Electric...

    Sources in the power utility told Dawn that a letter had been sent to Pemra informing it that the KE had received several complaints regarding current in electric poles “due to cables of media distributors and cable internet service providers fixed on and passing through the...

  • Cable operators reject service tax

    KARACHI: The cable operators association has opposed the imposition of a fresh ‘service tax’ by the Sindh government and called upon the authorities to declare their business tax-free for 10 years...

    “We make this demand so that we can offer cheap and quality service to our customers,” Khalid Arain, chairman of the Cable Operators Association of Pakistan, said at a press conference at the KPC on Sunday...

  • Two injured as cable operators trade fire

    RAHIM YAR KHAN: Two persons were injured when two groups of cable operators exchanged fire at marketplace here on Thursday...

    Two groups of cable network had been in litigation over the rights of main head (control room) established in a Jinnah Bazaar building...

  • Warning to cable TV operators

    KARACHI: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) warned all cable television operators on Monday to follow their licence terms and conditions in their operations and reminded them that they were liable to face legal action in case of a violation...

    “All those cable operators whose licences have expired must renew their licences immediately, otherwise Pemra will legally proceed, which includes confiscation of...

  • Notices to 72 cable operators for excessive foreign content

    LAHORE: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on Monday issued show-cause notices to 72 cable TV operators in the Lahore region for showing excessive foreign content during the last two days after expiry of the deadline, Oct 15...

    Pemra Lahore Region Assistant Manager Operations Hafiz Jamil told Dawn that they were taking strict action against the local cable TV networks for showing excessive foreign content... ...

  • Cable operators end country-wide strike, resume services

    Cable Operators on Tuesday announced the end of their country-wide strike and resumption of cable services, said Cable Operator Association leader Khalid Arain...

    The operators had suspended their services on Monday in various parts of the country following a strike call after the refusal from Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) to postpone the auction of Direct-to-Home (DTH) service licences...

  • PBA slams Geo’s relocation by cable operators

    In a statement on Tuesday, the PBA said a complaint was lodged by its member channel Geo News, saying it had been moved on several cable networks across the country, and that the action had been taken by Pemra without assigning a reason or giving it a hearing...

  • Cybernet and PEACE Cable to bring 'ultra-high capacity cable' to Pakistan

    Pakistani carrier Cybernet has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and landing party agreement with PEACE Cable International Network to bring 'ultra-high capacity cable' to the country...

    “We are excited about working on the PEACE project and the numerous benefits that the PEACE Cable will bring to Pakistan and its digital economy," said Cybernet CEO Danish A...

  • Tanker operators blame water crisis on govt officials

    KARACHI: Claiming that they are not the ‘tanker mafia’ as they are dubbed, the All Karachi Water Tankers Ittehad came out to present “the real picture behind the water crisis and high rates of tankers in the city” to the media at the Karachi Press Club on Thursday...

    “It hasn’t stopped raining in Kashmir, so the rivers haven’t gone dry
  • NA body decides to reduce Haj quota for private tour operators

    ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly Standing Committee on Religious Affairs on Monday decided that the Haj quota for private tour operators should be reduced to accommodate new operators and that doing so will promote competition between Haj operators...

    Chaired by Hafiz Abdul Kareem, the committee unanimously rejected the list of 29 new companies enlisted by the religious affairs ministry and said the 40pc private sector quota is for...

  • Oil tankers’ operators agree to end strike after successful talks with govt

    The oil tankers’ operators announced to end their three-day long strike during a press conference following their meeting with the government authorities...

    Meanwhile, Karachiites taking strong exception to the plea adopted by the oil tanker operators attributed the situation to rampant disrespect for the rule of law and inability of the administration to ensure alternative options for the smooth supply of petroleum goods across the...

  • Supreme Court asks govt to keep private Haj operators quota at 40pc

    ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the government to maintain its earlier direction of keeping the Haj quota for private tour operators at 40 per cent from the earlier 50 per cent...

    A five-judge Supreme Court larger bench headed by Justice Gulzar Ahmed announced the court judgement after hearing a set of intra court appeals against its direction of April 21 in which the court had asked the government to accommodate new...

  • School van operators warned

    KARACHI: Traffic auth­orities are willing to give some leniency to school vans operators, but there will be no compromise on safety and self-respect of schoolchildren, said a senior official on Sunday...

  • Punjab withdraws 19.5pc GST on telecom operators

    After facing five and half months ‘battle’ between the Punjab Revenue Authority (PRA) and the telecom operators, the provincial government on November 25 issued a notification stating that “telecom services have been excluded from taxes including internet services whether dial-up or broadband including email services, data communication network services (DCNS), and value-added data services...

    The telecom operators took plea before...

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