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Econet closes its African pay-TV platform and agrees repayment schedule with rights-holders Rights-holders affected by closure include the IOC, the NBA, Fifa and Uefa

The National Basketball Association has more than doubled the value of its media rights in sub-Saharan Africa after securing an exclusive deal with start-up pay-television operator Kwesé TV.

Start-up pay-television operator Kwese TV is the latest company set to challenge SuperSport in the sub-Saharan market, and its Kwese Sports channel is already battling the dominant sports broadcaster head-on for rights outside South Africa.

African broadcaster Kwesé TV has agreed a partnership with the European Handball Federation for rights to its Champions League club competition.

African broadcaster Kwesé TV will begin shutting down its pay-television sports and entertainment channels after a torrid 18 months littered with missed payments and cancelled deals.

StarTimes has acquired exclusive English- and Portuguese-language rights to the Uefa Europa League in sub-Saharan Africa, filling out its football portfolio for the next three seasons