The Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) is ready to launch their own TV channel. From past three years we are listening the AIOU will launch TV channel but due to any reason they can’t opened it. AIOU already have their own FM radio channel and now they are going to launch TV channel.According to news, the setup for launching TV channel is almost completed and the final decision from PEMRA regarding license are pending. AIOU will on air educational programs and their own courses so that the students can learn from their homes. The AIOU competitor, Virtual University–VU already owned the TV channel network where they are on airing their own educational programs according to their curriculum.
Allam Iqbal Open University is located at H-8 sector of Islamabad and currently they are using PTV National or other medium to educate people using materials such as audio – video CDs / DVDs and other materials for group viewing and individual learning and online lecturing. Launch of TV channel will not only opened the doors for virtual education in Pakistan but also helpful for students to learn from anywhere.