Supersport extends Premier League rights for 3 years

Friday 14 August 2015 | 10:38 CET | News
MultiChoice's SuperSport has extended its long-term association with the English men's football Premier League. It has acquired three years' broadcast rights for the sub-Saharan Africa region. It will air the 2016/17 to 2018/19 seasons' soccer matches live on its pay-TV platform. Supersport has been the broadcast partner of the Premier League since its launch in 1992/93 in Africa.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: MultiChoice
Countries: Africa
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