Exciting news to many sports fans in Africa, MultiChoice Group (MCG) and The Walt Disney Company Africa just announced a fresh partnership that will bring ESPN and ESPN 2 to the screens of DStv subscribers.
From July 29th, both channels will run for 24 hours daily where sports fans will have access to popular US sports and European football including the National Basketball Association (NBA), National Football League (NFL), and Major League Baseball (MLB).
MultiChoice Group CEO, Calvo Mawela, said, “As Africa’s leading video entertainment platform, we are unwavering in our commitment to ensure that we continue to find the best available content to delight our customers, both now and into the future. We endeavour to deliver both world-class international content as well as the very best in local content, giving our loyal customers a never-ending selection of outstanding entertainment.”
“We are thrilled to be bringing the achievements and triumphs of both international and local athletes, our quality storytelling and innovative programming to a whole new audience of sports fans in Africa,” said Christine Service, Senior Vice President and Country Manager of The Walt Disney Company Africa.
ESPN will be available on DStv Premium, Compact Plus and Compact.
ESPN 2 will be available on DStv Premium and Compact Plus.