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DTH auction to be held today: PEMRA Chairman

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) Chairman Absar Alam has said that auction of DTH will be held today at 11 am adding that digital technology is need of the hour while besides  Pakistan all the countries of the region are using DTH technology.

Addressing a presser in Islamabad, Chairman PEMRA Absar Alam said that Supreme Court has ruled that process of DTH will not be stopped adding that “We respect courts, now we are waiting for judgment of Lahore High Court.”

The Chairman PEMRA assured that the entire process of DTH auction will be transparent while he also informed that the PEMRA will also give training to TV channels and others regarding the DTH.

Absar said that we will take care of cable operators adding that “we fulfilled what we promised.”  He further said that cable operators have no reason for strike.

He said that the DTH will not cause any harm to cable system adding that cable system is still functional in Europe and USA while DTH attracts middle and upper class.