According to Multichoice, sports channel ESPN has reportedly announced that it is going to withdraw all its channels from the satellite TV.
The news item by Multichoice goes
MultiChoice would like to notify its DStv subscribers that it has received notification from ESPN that it intends to close the ESPN and ESPN Classic Television Channels in Africa on 31 July 2013. This appears to be a business decision by ESPN affecting all its channels in Africa, Europe and Middle East.
MultiChoice will keep its subscribers informed of developments in this regard and would like to thank them for their continued support.
This is definitely sad news for fans of American sports like the NBA and NFL, whose only way to watch them was on DsTV via ESPN.