He tweeted, “This is patently illegal and violative of Mandatory Carriage. We will be initiating action.”
Recently Dish TV posted a tweet: “As per the order of the Hon’ble supreme court, DD National will not be available on the match days of the ongoing series.” Under the mandatory sharing of sports signals act, the pubcaster was informing private DTH players and MSOs to not blank out the channel during the length of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019.
Prasar Bharati had recently issued an advisory to DTH operators and MSOs to not block DD Sports on their platforms during the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup. Prasar Bharati mentioned that it is producing a live stream of the games for DD Free Dish viewers and a separate studio stream comprising discussions that will be provided to private players.