The South African national football team has returned to the screens of SABC following the conclusion of a new rights deal between the public-service broadcaster and the South African Football Association
Embattled South African public-service broadcaster the SABC is today (Monday) set to receive around two-thirds of a ZAR3.2bn (€192.4m/$211.4
Cricket South Africa has confirmed the extension of a rights deal with the SABC for the Mzansi Super League, with the cash-strapped public-service broadcaster reportedly paying a rights fee for this year’s e…
South African public-service broadcaster the SABC has struck a last-minute agreement with the IMG agency for selected radio rights to the 2019 Rugby World Cup, which kicked off on Friday
Financially stricken South African public-service broadcaster the SABC has said that 83 per cent of the ZAR483m (€29.7m / $32.9m) annual loss for the 2018-19 period was due to investment in sports rights.
The South African Football Association has said it is close to agreeing a deal with the SABC that would see national team matches return to the screens of the public-service broadcaster
The Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) and the Ghana Athletics Association (GAA) have jointly acquired exclusive free-to-air rights in the country to the 2019 IAAF World Championships
Ghanaian free-to-air broadcaster Max TV has acquired the rights to broadcast the English Premier League matches on free-to-air television during the 2019-20 season
Cash-strapped South African public-service broadcaster the SABC has said it will not broadcast the 2019 Rugby World Cup on television after failing to reach a sublicensing deal with rights-holder, pay-television…
The South African Broadcasting Corporation secured a steep fall in total outlay in its sublicensing renewal with pay-television broadcaster SuperSport for the country’s top-tier Premier Soccer League.
Pan-African pay-television broadcaster StarTimes paid a cut-price sum to acquire rights to a host of Uefa national-team events following the demise of rival broadcaster Kwesé TV’s pay-television arm, SportBusiness Media understands.
Infront faces a challenge to refinance its spend on English Premier League free-to-air rights in sub-Saharan Africa, despite spending half as much on the 2019-22 rights compared to the 2016-19 cycle.
South African pay-television operator Multichoice is facing the biggest challenge in its 26-year history in the form of a two-pronged regulatory attack on its dominant position in the country’s sports-rights market.
Cricket South Africa has struck a new deal with Global Sports Commerce, its commercial partner for the Mzansi Super League Twenty20 competition, extending the agency’s ties to the tournament by a further y…
South African public-service broadcaster SABC has resumed coverage of the country’s Premier Soccer League after agreeing terms on a new sublicensing agreement with pay-television broadcaster SuperSport.
Pay-television broadcaster SuperSport has secured the English Football League rights across sub-Saharan Africa in a deal with the Pitch International agency
South African free-to-air direct broadcast provider OpenView has signed a deal to broadcast one live English Premier League match per week over the course of the 2019-22 rights cycle
South African public-service broadcaster SABC has renewed a rights deal for the 2019 edition of Cricket South Africa’s (CSA) Mzansi Super League.
StarTimes has taken up the Uefa national-team competition rights vacated by the demise of Kwesé TV.
South African public broadcaster SABC has turned to the country’s compliance regulator in a bid to resolve its dispute with pay-television broadcaster SuperSport over rights to South Africa's top-tier o…
Abu Dhabi Media will exploit its exclusive Ultimate Fighting Championship media rights via a new OTT platform dedicated specifically to broadcasting fights across 21 territories in the Middle East and…
Pan-African pay-television broadcaster StarTimes has acquired the rights to US-based Major League Wrestling's weekly flagship show, MLW Fusion
Pan-African pay-television broadcaster StarTimes has acquired rights to this year’s edition of the International Champions Cup pre-season football tournament.
Telecommunications firm Econet Media has placed its Kwesé TV pay-television arm into administration.
Swiss-based agency Infront Sports has agreed a deal with Olympic governing body the International Olympic Committee to market free-to-air rights in Sub-Saharan African to every Olympic property until 2024
State-run broadcaster the Kenya Broadcasting Corporation (KBC) has obtained free-to-air rights to every game in the upcoming African Cup of Nations (AFCON)
SuperSport, the sub-Saharan pay-television broadcaster, has built on its partnership with the International Olympic Committee by agreeing a content deal with the latter's OTT platform, the Olympic Channel
Spanish football’s LaLiga has launched a tender process for its media rights in Sub-Saharan Africa for the four seasons from 2020-21 to 2023-24.
South African VOD service Showmax is trialling the streaming of live and pre-recorded sport in the country
The Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria, a body of public and commercial broadcasters, has backtracked on its announcement last weekend that it has concluded an agreement with Fifa for free-to-air rights…
Pan-African pay-television broadcaster StarTimes has acquired rights to the upcoming edition of the Copa América national team football tournament.
South African public-service broadcaster the SABC has agreed a sublicensing deal with pay-television broadcaster SuperSport for free-to-air rights to the forthcoming Cricket World Cup
The Infront agency has agreed a three-season deal with the English Premier League to market free-to-air rights across sub-Saharan Africa
Pan-African pay-television operator StarTimes has acquired rights to the 2019 Copa Del Rey final. It bought the rights from the Spanish football federation
Marketing and production company HotSports Media has agreed a deal to market broadcast rights in Nigeria to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) national team football tournament
African broadcaster Kwesé TV has agreed a partnership with the European Handball Federation for rights to its Champions League club competition.
The African Union of Broadcasting has agreed a deal in principle on free-to-air rights in the sub-Saharan region to the 2019 and 2021 editions of the Africa Cup of Nations and other competitions out to…