Tag Archives: SuperSport

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 in more than 40 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. Showmax Pro will offer the existing Showmax entertainment service with music channels, news, and live sport streaming from SuperSport. Showmax Pro will [...]

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 [...]

DStv launched its Rugby channel

DStv and SuperSport have announced a new 24-hour channel for the duration of the 2019 Rugby World Cup. Many of the biggest names in rugby, including World Cup winners, will feature among SuperSports analysts for the channel. International guests will also include Englands Jeremy Guscott and SA-born French international Scott Spedding. World Cup winner Nehe [...]

SuperSport launched an Olympic Channel on its website

SuperSport has launched an Olympic Channel section on its website where viewers will be able to watch all Olympic-themed original series and documentaries all commissioned by the Olympic Channel. SuperSport has the rights agreement with International Olympic Committee (IOC) for both the Olympic and the Young Olympic Games until 2024. With Tokyo 2020 just over [...]