*** Press Release***
SuperSport will soon be gaining more viewers as it enhances and extends its channel offering to more DStv customers.
As of Tuesday, 6 August, SuperSport 9 (SS9) will be added on channel 209 on DStv and feature a variety of American-based sports previously carried on the ESPN channel, which discontinued its broadcast to Africa on 31 July.
These include live college basketball and football and boxing. SS9 is also the new home for live EFC Fight Nights and brings action from the various domestic soccer leagues across the African continent to South African viewers.
This channel will be available to DStv Compact, Extra and Premium customers.
SuperSport Select, on channel 229, which was previously available to Access and Family customers, will now also be available to Compact, Extra and Premium customers and features a variety of live and packaged sport, including local football and boxing, varsity sports events and rugby and cricket played within South Africa.
Brandon Foot, SuperSport’s Head of Acquisitions and Legal, commented on these latest developments: “In the last few weeks, we’ve secured the rights to a number of sporting events. These additional SuperSport channels allow us to showcase this content and offer DStv customers even more sports variety and entertainment.”
DStv Compact, Extra and Premium customers can keep an eye on the schedules from Tuesday, 6 August for more information.