Tag Archives: SuperSport

SuperSport to provide live broadcasting of Ethiopian Premier League

SuperSport has secured the live broadcasting of Ethiopian Premier League for the next five seasons. Among the bidders are Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation (EBC), DStv and Canal+.  SuperSport agreed to pay $2.7 million per year on a 5-year contract totalling $13.5 million while Canal+ on the other hand, bid $7 million for 5 years. No information [...]

SuperSport secured WTA broadcast rights in sub-Saharan Africa

SuperSport has seized the live broadcast rights to the Womens Tennis Association (WTA) covering 50 countries in sub-Saharan Africa. The financial agreement and the duration of the agreement were not disclosed. The President of WTA, Micky Lawler, said, We are thrilled to bring womens tennis back to broadcast throughout sub-Saharan Africa. With SuperSport covering 50 [...]

SuperSport to broadcast LaLiga in Sub-Saharan Africa

Sub-Saharan African pay-television broadcaster, SuperSport has renewed its exclusive rights to the top two tiers of Spanish football, LaLiga. The South Africa-based pay-TV network’s deal includes all languages except Arabic and French. The agreement will see La Ligas dedicated 24/7 English-language channel, LaLigaTV, made available to subscribers on pay-TVs DStv, which covers the sub-Saharan region. The agreement [...]

SVOD platform Showmax to provide SuperSport content in Africa

Showmax, the subscription video-on-demand platform in sub-Saharan Africa, has rolled out a new service which will include sports content from its sister company, pay-television broadcaster SuperSport. Showmax Pro will offer the existing Showmax entertainment service with music channels, news, and live sport streaming from SuperSport. Showmax Pro will include all English Premier League, Italian Serie A, [...]

TVMS secures free-to-air Euro 2020 rights in sub-Saharan Africa

The TV Media Sport agency has seized a package of exclusive free-to-air rights to Euro 2020 across sub-Saharan Africa for the third consecutive time the rights to the European Championships. The rights cover more than 40 territories across Africa and include both Anglophone and Francophone commentaries. A total of 15 live matches are involved in [...]

SuperSport not bidding for broadcast rights of Ghana Premier League

Ghana Football Association (GFA) president Kurt Okraku has revealed that SuperSport is not among the companies claiming broadcasting rights for the Premier League of Ghana. News reports made the headlines claiming that the pay-TV channel owned by SuperSport International and MultiChoice Ghana had made an offer for the league’s broadcast rights and was among the [...]

SuperSport confirms Caf’s blackout after termination of Lagardère contract

The broadcasting giants are affected by the decision of the African Football Federation and will not present any continental match until further notice. SuperSport announced that the content of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) has been discontinued following the termination of the $ 1 billion rights agreement signed by Lagardère. This decision means that [...]