South Africa

Public-service broadcaster the SABC has been unable to secure a sublicensing deal with pay-television broadcaster SuperSport for South Africa's matches at the forthcoming 2023 Rugby World Cup in France

Major League Cricket has announced a domestic media rights deal with subscription broadcaster Willow TV and a series of international media rights agreements ahead of its inaugural season

Pan-African media group MultiChoice, owner of pay-television broadcaster SuperSport and pay-television operator DStv, has reported the return of its Rest of Africa (RoA) business to profitability, along…

Pay-television broadcaster SuperSport renewed its rights to International Cricket Council global events from 2024 to the end of 2031 at a slight uplift, despite an absence of competition in the region.

Pay-television broadcaster SuperSport has extended its domestic media rights deal with Cricket South Africa until the end of the 2026-27 season

The South African Football Association (SAFA) has said it will consider a deal with broadcasters other than its incumbent rights-holder, the SABC, when it takes its media rights to market later this year

Pay-television broadcaster SuperSport has renewed its rights to International Cricket Council global events for eight years, from 2024 to 2031, across 52 territories in sub-Saharan Africa

Pay-television broadcaster SuperSport has retained its long-running coverage of the Indian Premier League (IPL) in South Africa after striking a late rights deal for the T20 cricket competition

South Africa’s Premier Soccer League has launched an invitation to tender for media rights across sub-Saharan Africa for all of its competitions for the period from 2024-25 to 2028-29.

South African public-service broadcaster the SABC has launched an OTT streaming platform by taking over the service operated by telco Telkom

Indian media group Viacom18 has finalised an agreement with Cricket South Africa for the exclusive digital and television rights to all international men’s and women’s matches in the country from 2024-25 to …

Simuka secured its Premier League rights in each territory from the Infront agency, which holds free-to-air rights to one Premier League match per week across sub-Saharan Africa from 2022-23 to 2024-25.

South African public-service broadcaster the SABC has reported an improvement in its net loss for the 2021-22 financial year. The SABC stated that its net loss of ZAR201m ($11.08m/€11.4

The deal includes the opening match, both semi-finals and the final, along with other knockout games and with a concentration on showing African teams in the group stages.

The SABC and Boxing South Africa are set to sign a memorandum of understanding that ensures widespread coverage of the sport on the South African public broadcaster.

Gary Rathbone is to leave his role as general manager at SABC Sport and set up a new company with a focus on the African sports broadcast landscape, SportBusiness can reveal

Pay-television broadcaster SuperSport has secured exclusive rights for European Professional Club Rugby competitions in South Africa and other 'key territories' in sub-Saharan Africa for three seasons,…

South African public-service broadcaster the SABC has secured free-to-air rights to the English Premier League for the 2022-23 season, which starts on Friday