SABC inks deal with Disney for ESPN content in South Africa

South Africa’s public broadcaster signed a deal with Disney Africa to stream content and coverage from ESPN on its SABC Sport channel. The sports channel will also include European football games.

Gary Rathbone, SABC Sport General Manager, said in a statement: “This agreement is going to add significant depth to our current offering on the SABC Sports channel. With the addition of long-awaited regular live boxing events, as well as more live football, athletics and African basketball, it’s clear that this partnership will deliver right across the board for our viewers”.

It has to be noted that the SABC Sport Channel is available to stream on TelkomOne. It is also available to watch as part of the SABC’s DTT channel lineup and on eMedia Holdings’ free-to-view Openview channel 124.