ISLAMABAD, Sep 23 (APP):Amid the military siege and communications blackout that entered the 50th consecutive day, today, the residents of the territory was turning to Pakistani TV channels available on dish as a means to connect themselves to the outside world.

According to Kashmir Media Service, ever since the Article 370 was abrogated on August 5, demand for the dish has grown manifold as the authorities have imposed restrictions on local cable operators from transmitting Pakistani channels. A free-to-air dish launched last year had been popular among subscribers.