Bad News For Tata Sky And DTH Customers, Recording Feature Suspended For India-Australia MatchesA Tata Sky satellite dish in India. (pic via Twitter)

India's leading DTH operator Tata Sky has suspended its recording feature on Sony's sports channels while citing restrictions imposed by the broadcaster, Dream DTH has reported.

"Dear Subscriber,as per broadcaster mandate, recording of India tour of Australia on all SD and HD versions of Sony Six, Ten 1, Ten 3 will be restricted till 19 Jan 2021", Tata Sky said in a tweet.

As per the Tata Sky statement, it has received a mandate from Sony, directing DTH operators to restrict the recording feature on their platforms. This feature is available on Tata Sky HD+ Set Top box.

The report adds that while the mandate to pause recordings on Sony Sports channels appears to be an universal one, subscribers of other DTH operators are yet to report the same.

This restriction will thus prevent DTH subscribers from using the record and rewind features in case they fail to watch the live telecast of the matches.

It should be noted that Sony also prevent viewers from pausing the live broadcast on OTT platforms like Sony Liv and Jio TV.

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