PEMRA, the electronic media, has banned Indian DTH services in Pakistan. It is now unlicensed to own an Indian DTH service and anyone found selling or using, will be indicted to the full extent of the law.
The deadline for banning Indian DTH is 15th October 2016.
PEMRA has now identified how strict the punishment for those using Indian DTH for commercial and personal purposes will be. The electronic media will smack a fine of up to Rs. 10 Million and will send the offender to jail for up to 4 years.
The previous announcement by PEMRA that banned the sale and use of Indian DTH services in Pakistan didn’t mention the specific details about the punishment. However, in a bid to make the public aware about the illegality of keeping an Indian dish to get superior quality channels, the specialists has made it clear about how it aims to sue lawbreakers. It has also asked federal and provincial bodies to help it control the use of Indian DTH.