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Sports Rights  |  SuperSport Will No Longer Air CAF Content After Termination Of Contract

Following the termination by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) of its agreement with Lagardère, SuperSport has announced that it will no longer be broadcasting CAF content, starting with the AFCON under-23 championship, kicking off in Egypt this weekend, until ...
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Content Services  |  Supersport Makes Programming Changes Following A Fire At MultiChoice Building In South Africa

In South Africa, Johannesburg emergency services officials have started an investigation into the cause of a fire at the MultiChoice building in Randburg. The fire affected the technical wing of the building. The property was evacuated, and a number of ...
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DStv And SuperSport To Roll Out Exclusive Rugby Channel

DStv and SuperSport have announced the rollout of a new 24-hour channel for the entire duration of the 2019 Rugby World Cup, which will feature six magazine shows. The list of SuperSport analysts for the channel includes some of the ...

South Africa: YouTube And SuperSport Clash Over Details Of Streaming Agreement -Reports

YouTube has clarified its recent statement that it would provide South Africans access to the live streaming of rugby, cricket, basketball, and football events in collaboration with SuperSport. The company announced in a press statement on 2 July that it ...

SuperSport Rolls Out Olympic Channel On Digital Platforms

As the world counts down to the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, SuperSport has launched the Olympic Channel content on its digital platforms to further engage audiences on the Olympic Movement all year round. The Olympic Channel has been made available ...

SuperSport Signs Deal To Make EFC Available On Its Platform In Sub-Saharan Africa

SuperSport has secured a multi-year broadcast deal with the Extreme Fighting Championship (EFC), which will come into effect in March. The pay TV sports channel has also doubled down on their commitment to Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) after also joining ...

South Africa’s Competition Commission Says It Will Not Prosecute MultiChoice And SuperSport

The Competition Commission of South Africa has released a statement announcing that it will not be prosecuting SuperSport and MultiChoice after complaints pertaining to their “abuse of dominance”. It decided not to prosecute because it didn’t see any reasonable prospects ...

Zambia: SuperSport Introduces New Outside Broadcast Partner And Restates Commitment To Zambia

SuperSport has been a big supporter of the Zambian Football League since 2012 and has invested over US$ 5.3 million in licence fee payments to the Football Association of Zambia over the years to broadcast league matches and game highlights ...

South Africa: ICASA Plans To Put An End To MultiChoice’s DStv Monopoly On Sport

The Independent Communications Authority Of South Africa (ICASA) has unveiled its Draft Sports Broadcasting Services Amendment Regulations 2018, which aim at making big sporting events accessible for free to all citizens of South Africa. High-profile sporting events, especially for well-loved ...

SuperSport Introduces Pop-Up Channels Ahead of 2018 Fifa World Cup

SuperSport, Africa’s leading sports broadcaster, will launch the build-up to the 2018 Fifa World Cup in earnest this month by starting a 24-hour pop-up channel dedicated to international football showpiece. The new channel, "SuperSport 13", will start broadcasting a ...

SuperSport Has No Immediate Plan To Offer "Streaming-Only" Service

Just as many major global media platforms are moving towards streaming-only access services, where consumers can access content online on an "over-the-top" (OTT) basis, SuperSport was also asked whether it would be going in that same direction anytime soon. According ...

DStv SuperSports Enters Multi-Year Deal With World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE)

DStv's SuperSport have announced a new deal that will bring wrestling shows such as 'Raw' and 'SmackDown' to their platform. They have agreed to a multi-year contract with the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) to show their content and programming across ...