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MultiChoice, WWE Announce Partnership To Broadcast Live Wrestling Matches On Showmax, Supersport


MultiChoice and WWE have announced a partnership with a leading streaming service platform, Showmax to become the new home of WWE Network in Nigeria and Africa.

This announcement was made known by MultiChoice in a statement released on Thursday.  

In the statement, it was revealed that the partnership incorporates all WWE Premium Live Events, including WrestleMania, as well as WWENetwork’s vast library of original and archived programming available to stream on-demand.

Also, SuperSport, the sport broadcasting subsidiary of video entertainment platform, MultiChoice, will continue to broadcast live weekly episodes of Raw, SmackDown, and NXT as well as all of WWE’s Premium Live Events in a multi-year extension.

The weekly programming will continue for 52 weeks a year, captivating fans with a unique combination of edge-of-your-seat action, unpredictable drama, and world-class athleticism.

Speaking on the partnership, Matt Drew, WWE Senior Vice President, International said, “Showmax is the market leader and a perfect home for WWE content, by delivering our premium live events including WrestleMania, we believe this partnership will expand our audience and deliver even more to WWE fans throughout the region.”

In his remarks, Yolisa Phahle, Chief Executive Officer at MultiChoice Connected Video, added:

“Adding WWE to the Showmax platform is an exciting development that we know our entertainment and sport-loving African subscribers are going to enjoy, making WWE even more accessible and affordable.”

Showmax is a streaming service in Africa that bundles MultiChoice’s entertainment offering with music channels, news, and live sports streaming from SuperSport.

Subscribers can live stream the latest seasons of the English Premier League, La Liga, Serie A, UEFA Europa, and UEFA Conference leagues, as well as the FIFA World Cup and more.

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