Tag Archives: SuperSport

SuperSport renews PSL media rights in Sub-Saharan Africa

SuperSport announced a renewal of their media rights with the South Africa Premier Soccer League in a multi-million Rand deal, have also not made a statement on their relationship with the Castle Lager Premiership. But in South Africa, they beat competition from Kwese Sport, South Africa Broadcasting Corporation and Vodacom who had also tendered their [...]

SuperSport to broadcast Billabong SA Junior Champs

SuperSport will broadcast a 30-minute documentary on the five-day Billabong SA Junior Championships presented by BOS that took to the waves at Lower Point in Jeffreys Bay last month. Featuring the countrys top 18-and-under surfers from across South Africa, the championship produced the closest results in the events 21 year long history. The Surfriders from [...]

GOtv unfolds football menu for subscribers

GOtv, a subsidiary of MultiChoice Kenya, set to deploy four additional football and entertainment channels to ring-fence its customers among burgeoning internet and pay TV operators competitors. The new GOtv package spotlights SuperSport Select 4 channel which giving subscribers access to all La Liga matches, Select live Premier League games and World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) [...]

SuperSport sought for T20 Global League Broadcasting Rights

Cricket South Africa are hoping the arrival of Preity Zinta, the owner of the Stellenbosch Kings, as final franchise owner in the T20 Global League will urge the acquisition of a broadcaster for the event starting within two months. The tournament will kick off on November 3rd and CSA are yet to confirm where fans [...]

SuperSport acquired rights to broadcast Guinness PRO 14 in South Africa

Pro14 Rugby confirmed that SuperSport have bagged the broadcast rights of the GUINNESS PRO14. Martin Anayi, CEO of PRO14 Rugby, said: We’re delighted to have SuperSport join our stable of broadcasters in the GUINNESS PRO14.  SuperSport are recognised as one of the world’s premier sports broadcasters and it is fantastic to have them involved in [...]

DStv launched pop-up channel for Money Fight

The launch of a pop-up channel comes in as a treat for DStv customers after the announcement made by SuperSport. The channel was created for the much-awaited fight known as the Money Fight between Mayweather and McGregor. The fight will be broadcast live from Las Vegas on August 27 and will get the pay channel [...]

SuperSport brings Mayweather vs McGregor fight to DStv

SuperSport scooped Mayweather Jr. versus Conor McGregor for DStv. The epic boxing fight will be broadcasted exclusively to viewers across Ghana and Africa. The show entitled The Money Fight is to be broadcasted on DSTV only and will air live on SuperSport2 and Maximo 1 on Sunday, August 27. Subscribers of DSTV premium will be [...]

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 [...]