PEMRA accelerates drive to curb illegal DTH/Cable networks


Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) in a bid to curb the menace of illegal Indian DTH proliferating in Pakistan, held a ceremony to destroy / bulldoze thousands of illegal decoders, receivers, dishes, computers being used in illegal cable networks confiscated/ impounded by the enforcement teams of PEMRA Regional Office Lahore during crackdowns.
In recent drive conducted during last few months, enforcement teams of PEMRA Regional Office, Lahore have confiscated 694 illegal DTH decoders/ receivers, 152 VCD/DVDs, 116 CPUs, 3 Transmitters, 66 Modulators, 4 illegal Devices, 5 Keyboards, 8 LUB, 19 Dish Antennas, 01 TV, 02 DVD players, 01 Monitor etc.
Addressing on the occasion at PEMRA Regional Office Lahore, Chairman PEMRA said that availability of Illegal Indian DTH is a potential threat to Pakistani DTH as well as economy.