Tag Archives: SuperSport

SuperSport secured FIFA and UEFA football rights in Sub Saharan Africa

SuperSports secured broadcasting rights to air upcoming soccer tournaments namely the UEFA Euro 2020 Championship as well as the UEFA Euro 2020 Qualifiers and the European qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.The rights acquired by the company are for the television, internet and mobile platforms and SuperSports will have the exclusivity in [...]

SuperSport gets its own gaming channel

SuperSport recently teamed-up with British gaming channel Ginx TV, which will be offering a 24 hours service to DStv Now as well as DStv DTH subscribers. Some of Mega 8 eSport , events have been acquiered by Ginx TV and will be streamed to the South African audiences.  Mega8 general manager Given Radingwana declared: We [...]

SuperSport introduced new line-up for sport channels

DStv has announced new 14 SuperSport channels including one eSports channel and the new channel line-up will take effect on 4 July.  The firm declared: less duplication of sports across channels and more predictable scheduling. DStv customers on all packages will find a rebranded SuperSport Select, now on SS10, and DStv Extra customers will get [...]

SuperSport set to broadcast CAF and Champions League

SuperSport channels are soon to be included with national and continental football. These live broadcasts are including Confederation of African Footballs (CAF) as well as the Champions League. SuperSports selection of first-round matches in the group stages features the Champions League defending champions and runners-up. It includes South Africas Mamelodi Sundowns and Zamalek of Egypt, [...]

Kwesé to enter bidding competition for CHAN broadcasts rights

Kwesé Free Sports, the FTA TV channel declared their will to be the exclusive broadcaster of the 2018 Total African Nations Championship held in Kenya.  By doing so the Econet owned TV channel will compete with SuperSport the South African based channel group owned by Naspers. Up until now this tournament has been the private [...]

SuperSport and GinxTV bring E-sport content to Africa

SuperSport, the South African group of TV channels owned by Multichoice and carried through DStv satellite announced a partnership with Ginx.tv the international channel dedicated to eSports. This deal will bring international high level esport competitions as well as local events such as MSSA Online inter-school provincial championships or the rAge Expo. Gideon Khobane, CEO [...]

SuperSport prolong its partnership with the Premier League

Supersport, the South African based TV channel renewed its agreement with the Premier League until 2022. The extension of the already existing contract between the two entities will be placed under the sign of progress as Richard Scudamore Premier League executive chairman declared : Under the new agreement, we look forward to enhanced broadcast and [...]

 SuperSport terminates contract with Kenya Premier League

MultiChoices SuperSport has officially terminated its contract with the Kenyan Premier League (KPL) to air its matches over what it terms as breach of license agreement between the two parties. In a statement, SuperSport declared that a formal notice of cancellation of the contract has been given and all the necessary procedures are being put [...]

SuperSport and OSN to broadcast the IPL 2017

SuperSport, the South African broadcasting giant and Dubai-based OSN, are bringing the Indian Premier League (IPL) T20 cricket competition to their viewers. The screening will kick off on April 5 and will be live. Ten venues will be welcoming the 60 cricket matches to be played. The competition will last for 47 days and will [...]

Kwesé and MultiChoice acquire FIFA World Cup 2018

Kwesé Sports and MultiChoices SuperSport, SABC, StarTimes and CANAL+ have acquired the broadcasting rights of the 2017-2018 FIFA games. This deal will include the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 and the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia. Rights of the 2018 FIFA World Cup concerns Econet Medias Kwesé Sports to screen the competition in all the [...]