The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) has directed cable operators in the country to abide by laws and ?refrain from illegally off-airing of transmission and complete suspension of transmission? of licensed TV channels, said a press release from the regulatory authority.
?[Cable operators should] refrain from being part of any illegal activity including but not limited to disturbing, shuffling or repositioning the transmission of PEMRA?s licensed TV channels?,? added the press release.
The regulatory authority also said that strict action would be taken against licensees or other elements found violating the laws including ?imposition of fine and/or suspension of revocation of license?.