Pakistan Electronic Media Authority (PEMRA) has been issued a circular due to getting a lot of complaints in contradiction of channels. Whereas, the complaint related channels are not registered even under the database of PEMRA. These channels are unlicensed, that are also illegal channels, those particular channels are airing to local audiences over and done with local cable operators. Due to having appropriate Urdu language as well as local content; besides, the operators consider particular unlicensed channels relevant in their networking and pick up to air them.
What is more, the unlicensed channels dwell in apertures in spreading networks. On the other hand, same slots are set aside designed for PEMRA’s licensed TV channels. Furthermore, these channels have standard “Urdu content” popular Urdu language in addition TV service operators; whichever on purpose or by mistake, as well as air these channels on their comparative distribution networks.
Furthermore, these channels are not protected by PEMRA’s supervisory check; as well as they have not been in the regulatory authority’s control. Moreover, they are free to broadcast bad-mannered, coarse and superstitious content. However, if these channels aren’t be controlled, they can easily mislead people. Further, they will also go trouble creating, disquieting and objectionable for a lot of people. 79 channels are airing without having been registered at PEMRA Database.
Unlicensed Channels via PEMRA’s Database
|G World||N News||Barkat TV|
|Global News||Pak Plus||Champions TV|
|God Bless TV||Praise TV||Cinema 1|
|Gold TV||Sargam||Cinema 2|
|GR8||Shop Now||Diamond TV|
|Hadi TV||Star Action||ATV|
|Ham Sab||Star Cinema||Falak News|
|Jet TV||Star Max||News 11|
|King TV||S TV||News 24/7|
|Life News||Super Screen||AS News|
|Message TV||Theatre TV||Filmone|
|MK||G television||Filmo Rhythm|
|MLQ Movies||Uni Plus||Wasal Urdu News|
|Moviesone||Watan News||TV 1|
|Movies Box||V TV||Azad TV|
|Movies Masti||Cutters 1||Arooj Global|
|Movie Time||M4U||AS Movies|
|Movies 24||MLQ Movies||Dhanak|
|Movies Max||Noor TV||Dil TV|
|Movies PK||On TV||Gawahi|
The authority has well-arranged all TV service operators together with cable operators; headed for instantly take out the 79 channels labeled illegal by PEMRA. Regulation-21 of PEMRA (Distribution Service Operations) Regulations-2011 requirements; that delivery service licensee shall distribute merely; those TV channels that have a valid license from PEMRA.