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February 17, 2019
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Convex Interactive gets Mobile TV license

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority has granted a license of Mobile TV (Video & Audio Content Provision) Service License to M/s Convex Interactive (Pvt.) Ltd. Karachi.

The approval was given in the 111th meeting of PEMRA Authority held under the Chair of Absar Alam at PEMRA Headquarter.

The first draft of legal due-diligence report on DTH licensing compiled by PEMRA’s legal counsel Justice (R) Ijaz Chaudhary was presented meeting of PEMRA Authority.

The agenda was deferred till next meeting. Authority, however, resolved that the DTH licensing should be expedited without compromising laws and transparency.

After assuming the charge, newly-appointed PEMRA Chairman Absar Alam had initiated the process for legal due diligence to avoid anomalies, if any, in the postponed DTH process. PEMRA, in its 107th meeting held on December 4, had decided to defer the DTH bidding.

Final specifications would be announced in a day or two after accommodating PTA’s input. The technical standards / specifications have been drafted by PEMRA in pursuance to its endeavor to meet cable TV Digitalization deadline of September 30, 2016 and to ensure the maximum facilitation and protection of subscribers’ rights.