Tag Archives: SABC

FIH inks broadcasting deal with SABC

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has signed a media rights agreement with South Africas national public broadcaster SABC for the upcoming FIH Hockey Womens Junior World Cup South Africa 2021. This is the first time that FIH signs a partnership with SABC, and the agreement sees the company produce all matches of the event and [...]

SABC obtains TV broadcast rights for the NBA

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC), through SABC Sport announced an exciting multiyear television broadcast rights agreement with the National Basketball Association (NBA).  As part of the partnership, SABC Sport will air more than 35 games throughout the season, including a Christmas Day game, NBA All-Star Saturday Night, Conference Finals and The Finals, broadcast live [...]

SABC to live-stream Bafana’s World Cup qualifier against Zimbabwe

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has secured the broadcasting rights of the 2022 Soccer World Cup qualifier between Zimbabwe and Bafana Bafana. It has to be noted that the game will be available on SABC1, SABC Radio Stations, OpenView, and the telkomONE application which provides the newly introduced and independent SABC Sports channel. The [...]

Ivory Coast partners with South Africa to launch first co-production series

Known Associates Entertainment, the production company behind the South African adaptation of the Colombian telenovela that inspired Ugly Betty, is collaborating with Ivorian public broadcaster RTI on a sci-fi drama series highlighting the first co-production between the two countries. Ambre will be shot in South Africa and Ivory Coast with actors from both countries, with [...]

SABC rolls out 24-hour sports channel

Public broadcaster SABC has officially introduced its 24-hour sports channel with exciting and compelling sports content via free-to-air broadcasts and online streaming. The channel had its soft launch on 15 April 2021 and is now available on SABC digital TV broadcasting, Openview channel 124, and the TelkomONE streaming service. The Sport General Manager of SABC, [...]

SABC and Openview ink a new channel-carriage deal in SA

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) and eMedia Investments, the company behind free-to-air satellite service Openview, have announced a new distribution deal that will boost both companies in the free-to-air category of television broadcasting. The collaboration between South Africas fastest-growing satellite network and SAs most established broadcaster signals a seismic shift in the countrys broadcasting [...]

SABC and Openview ink a new channel-carriage deal in SA

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) and eMedia Investments, the company behind free-to-air satellite service Openview, have announced a new distribution deal that will boost both companies in the free-to-air category of television broadcasting. The collaboration between South Africas fastest-growing satellite network and SAs most established broadcaster signals a seismic shift in the countrys broadcasting [...]