Internet and TV cable operators have called off the strike after reaching an understanding with KE on Wednesday.
Speaking at a press conference Pakistan Cable Operators Association Chairman Khalid Arain thanked the commissioner and the Pakistan Electronic Media Authority Regulatory Authority chairman for their assistance.
“Today the differences between cable operators and the power utility have been resolved. During today’s meeting, the KE representative assured us that our wires will not be cut,” he said.
“We will play our part in making the city beautiful, this work will begin soon. I hope the issues between cable operators and KE don’t arise again and our wires are not cut without notice.”
He added that after being assured by KE representative Amir Zia, cable operators were calling off the strike.
“Today’s strike from 6pm to 12pm has been called off and we are hopeful that the need for this will not arise again”, he added, “If you faced any difficulties, then please accept our apology.”
A day earlier, Internet and TV cable service was suspended for three hours from 7 pm to 10 pm in Karachi, Hyderabad, Sukkur, Nawabshah, and Larkana.