From Tuesday, 23 July, sports fans will have a wider variety of HD channels to choose from as SuperSport 5HD and 6HD go live, giving viewers access to more HD sporting content.
With an increasing number of sporting events now available in HD, the addition of new channels will enable SuperSport to increase its capacity of live HD broadcasts giving viewers value and an enhanced viewing experience.
Speaking on the latest developments, SuperSport CEO Happy Ntshingila said, ‚”The addition of new HD channels speaks to our commitment to provide our viewers with the best available content on the best available platform and also highlighting our drive to continuously innovate. With an impressive line-up of leagues including the PSL, SuperSport will be showcasing the best international leagues on this growing and highly demanded HD platform.‚”
SuperSport 5HD, channel 215, will focus on motorsports, boxing, swimming and athletics and will also act as an overflow channel.
SuperSport 6HD, channel 216, will cater for international football leagues such as the German Bundesliga, Spanish La Liga and the Italian Serie A. The channel will complement existing football channels which are SS3HD and SS4HD which showcase the Barclays Premier League and action from the PSL respectively.
Also going live on the 23rd is SuperSport 8, channel 208, which will cater for locally produced and sourced content such as the varsity athletics series and school sports.