MultiChoice has partnered with Walt Disney Company Africa, and added ESPN to sports channels
This was disclosed in a statement issued by the company (MultiChoice).
According to the news report, the partnership will bring in two 24-hour ESPN channels to DSTV customers in Africa.
This offer will start Wednesday 29, July 2020, thereby giving the customers the opportunity to enjoy the best of US sports.
“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,” MultiChoice Group CEO, Mawela said.
The Walt Disney Company Africa’s Senior President and Country Manager, Christine Service, also spoke excitedly about the new partnership saying, “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.”
The said partnership will bring massive benefits to DSTV customers as they now have access to channels that feature major US sport as well as European football, on the ESPN and ESPN2 channels.
Subscribers of the DSTV can now see popular leagues like the National Basketball Association (NBA), National Hockey League (NHL), National Football League (NFL), Major League Baseball (MLB).
Also speaking on the partnership, Senior President and Country Manager, Walt Disney Company Africa, Christine Service, said, “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.”