PEMRA approves new tariff for grant, renewal of cable TV licenses in rural areas


ISLAMABAD, June 6 (APP): Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory
Authority (PEMRA) Tuesday approved new tariff for Rural Cable TV
license and okayed revision of annual fee from Rs 5,000 to Rs 10,000.
License fee for new cable TV has also been revised from Rs 10,000 to
Rs 20,000. The same will apply for renewal/revalidation of the
licenses after expiry of their existing license terms, a press
release said.
The authority meeting also approved grant of non-commercial FM
Radio license to Muhammad Nawaz Sharif University of Agriculture,
Multan and Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur.
The authority while taking up a request by M/s PTCL approved renewal of its Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) distribution service for 10
years w.e.f expiry of the last term.
The meeting was held at PEMRA Headquarters and was attended by
Member Punjab Nargis Nasir, Member Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Shaheen
Habibullah, Chairman Federal Board of Revenue Dr Muhammad Irshad,
Chairman PTA Dr Syed Ismail Shah, Secretary Information Ahmad Nawaz Sukhera and Secretary Interior Tariq Mehmood Khan. PEMRA Chairman Absar Alam presided over the meeting.