Chinese Firm to Start Manufacturing DTH and Digital TV Equipment in Pakistan

Telecast Technology Co., Ltd., a Chinese firm specializing in manufacturing of digital CATV equipment; analog pay TV systems; and MMDS systems, today visited Pakistan and met various government officials including PEMRA Chairman Absar Alam.

Telecast Technology Corporation, during meetings, showed its interest in setting up a manufacturing unit in Pakistan to locally produce set top box for DTH and digital cable TV in the country.


Telecast Technology Corporation Delegation Meeting with Chairman PEMRA

It maybe recalled that PEMRA is in process of auctioning DTH licenses in Pakistan and is hoping to auction three DTH licenses by end of November 2016.

PEMRA has said that it has shortlisted 16 companies for the bidding and final auction is to take place during last week of November 2016.

PEMRA is also in process of digitizing the cable TV network in country. It has already asked cable operators to start deploying digital Cable TV network in the country.

An earlier deadline of May 30th, 2016 was set for complete digitization of Cable TV network in country, however, after input from cable TV operator this deadline was postponed.

A statement issued by PEMRA said that Chinese firm asked for authority’s support in setting up its manufacturing unit in Pakistan, for which Absar assured the delegation of all possible support but asked the delegation to submit a more detailed proposal for proper perusal.

  • I don’t watch Indian films drama etc i only watch Indian sports channel Ptv geo super tensports don’t cover sports around the world even yesterday pak vs ind hockey match didn’t show in any 3 so called Pakistani channels Football leagues England, Australia NZ series only ind have rights even Tennis that was shown in ind star sports, Sony Six channel so pemra did u have that quality of sports channels in Pakistan ANS NO so plz provide Good sports channels in Pakistan in 2016 Pakistan become stone age of entertainment No HD quality channels No DTH Shame pemra

    • درست فرمایا آپ نے، سٹار چینل سب پاکستانی چینلز سے اچھا ہے خاص طور پہ خواتین کےچڑی چھکا کے میچ بہت اچھے دکھاتا ہے، مودی کو آپ پر ناز ہے

  • What is the use of so called Pakistani DTH if there are no Indian channels! Indian DTH is good because it is free from so called rules and regulations of PEMRA.

  • Indian Tv channesl and Dramas banned hone se Pakistan aik martaba phir tareekh me chal;a gaya hai, TV channels ne classic PTV dramas dikhane shuru kr diye hain, aik waqt aye ga ab PEMRA humhe pathar k daur mein bhi ly jaye ga

    • Stone Age? hahaha. Bro why you consider Indian Content as Diamond age? Dushman ko dushman hi samjho, entertainer na banao.

      • but govt ko chahiye k BAki countries k programs and channels allowe kr dain. aur foreign content ko 4% ki bajaye at least 40% kar dena chahiye

  • you see if pemra dosent come up with more quality sports channel who cover sports around the world especially european football, than pakistani dth is no use for me, i will keep watching India dth or iptv from europe

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