Launching new satellite channels to broadcast Saudi sports competitions
The Saudi Sports Company announced the launch of new satellite channels under the name (SSC) to broadcast the competitions of Saudi sports competitions.
The company stated in a joint official statement with the (MBC) group today, Wednesday: “A contract with the MBC Group has been contracted to provide broadcasting services to transmit a number of sports competitions in the Kingdom and to provide broadcasting services for these channels and to transmit the events of the Saudi competitions (Cup Prince Mohammed bin Salman Professional Cup – Saudi Super Cup), for the upcoming sports season 2021-2022, for a period of one sports season, in addition to the transfer of a number of different games and sports competitions, and international sports events hosted by the Kingdom.
Under this contract, the MBC Group will provide support to the company to launch and operate new satellite channels in the name of SSC, in addition to providing a digital broadcast of these channels through the Shahid platform, to become an additional option for the sports fan, to follow the details and events of Saudi football in a modern digital way ».
She added, “This step comes to take advantage of the infrastructure and modern technologies owned by the (MBC) group, and to ensure access to the largest segment of viewers inside and outside the Kingdom.”
This came after the Saudi Professional League and the Saudi Football Federation announced the signing of an agreement with the Saudi Sports Company, according to which the company will obtain the satellite and digital rights for the Saudi sports competitions, for the next sports season.