2 24-hour ESPN channels will be available on DSTV after Multichoice signed a deal The Walt Disney Company Africa, Sports Brief reports. The channels will go live on DSTV tomorrow 29 July 2020.
Speaking about the deal that will see Africans starting tomorrow access American and European football, Multichoice 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. In addition to being the home of American sports, ESPN is equally well-known for its dedication to great storytelling, something we as Africa’s most-loved storyteller can identify with
Views on DSTV could start enjoying sports shows like National Basketball Association (NBA), National Football League (NFL), and Major League Baseball (MLB), via ESPN & ESPN2, live football from the English Football League (EFL), Scottish Premier Football League (SPFL), Dutch Eredivisie and Major League Soccer (MLS) according to the publication.