SuperSport announced today that they are changing around their channel system by dropping the numbers and instead ordering them around individual sports.
The numbering system on SuperSport has been around for nearly two decades, and SuperSport say that this new system is designed to make navigation easier for viewers. The channel shake up includes a new channel called Grandstand, this channel will host a featured sporting event from any of the sports categories in SuperSport’s new line up.
From the first of September, the new line up for viewers in Zimbabwe will be as follows:
For subscribers in South Africa their lineup will be structured as follows;
|SuperSport Blitz||Channel 200|
|SuperSport Grandstand||Channel 201|
|SS PSL||Channel 202|
|SS Premier League||Channel 203|
|La Liga||Channel 204|
|Variety 1||Channel 206|
|Variety 2||Channel 207|
|Variety 3||Channel 208|
|Variety 4||Channel 209|
|ESPN 2||Channel 219|
SuperSport Football will host Serie A, additional EPL action, UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League.
SuperSport Variety 1 will have cycling, swimming, any additional golf, cricket, tennis, rugby and football.
SuperSport Variety 2 will screen, gymnastics, squash, sailing hockey and any additional football
SuperSport Variety 3 will be showing, athletics, marathons, WWE Live, PSL and any additional football.
SuperSport Variety 4 will host, local sport, netball, schools rugby, Varsity Sports, Basketball National League, Multichoice Diski Challenge, SuperSport Rugby Challenge and WWE highlights
Premium will have all the channels listed above
Its not just a change in name.
Who could have guessed...