Tag Archives: ShowMax

MultiChoice throws Showmax in for DStv Premium subscribers

Multichoice will give DStv Premium subscribers access to Showmax subscription (SVOD) included in the premium fee. DStv Premium subscribers will be able to access Showmax, worth R99 per month, through DStv Explora decoders, the DStv Now app, online and smart TV sets. Mark Rayner declared:We’re offering all our Premium customers Showmax, so they can enjoy [...]

ShowMax available on Xbox One

ShowMax app headed to the Xbox One platform to allow subscribers to stream TV and movies through. The giant media streaming app for movies and TV shows which has been dominating the market up until now has been Netflix which was available on Xbox and PlayStation platforms. ShowMax partnered with Xbox One to compete against [...]

Showmax partners with VAST Networks to offer free Wi-Fi

For three months, Showmax customers will have access to unlimited Wi-Fi across South Africa via 83 VAST Wi-Fi hotspots. The internet service Showmax and VAST Networks, Africas first open access Wi-Fi provider signed an agreement to zero-rate Wi-Fi data for movies and shows streaming and download on Showmax. The head of Showmax Africa, Chris Savides, [...]

Imira sealed distribution deals with Nickelodeon and Showmax in Africa and Middle East

Toonz Medias Imira Entertainment, a producer-distributor for kids and family content unveiled various deals inked with key TV international players, including Nickelodeon, Kids Network and Showmax in Africa and Middle East Nickelodeon is expanding its previous multi-territory acquisition Larva, adding more seasons for Spain, Portugal and Portuguese-speaking Africa. In South Africa, Showmax acquired Jamillah & [...]

Showmax Originals to debut with new series

Showmax has kicked off the first in a series of original productions with the filming of Tali’s Wedding Diary, a mockumentary featuring Julia Anastasopoulos. Filming for Tali’s Wedding Diary is currently underway in Cape Town. The eight-part series will premiere on Showmax in December. Each episode will be approximately 20 minutes long. Speaking about the [...]

Showmax in partnership with Vodacom for new service

Showmax, the subscription video-on-demand by Naspers, will be providing its subscribers with free Vodacom data, 3 GB in total, for a period of three months. The condition will be applicable to those signing up for Showmax through Vodacom and to existing customers. Chris Savides, Head of Showmax Africa, commented: Internet TV is taking off – [...]

BBC Worldwide extends with more than 800 hours of content in sub-Saharan Africa

The BBC Worldwide will be covering more than 800 hours of programming in the sub-Saharan Africa after securing sales to broadcasters and platforms. This include its deal with. With ShowMax, BBC Worldwide acquired more than 200 hours encompassing over drama, comedy, natural history and kids with titles like Absolutely Fabulous and War and Peace. Dealing [...]

ShowMax opts The QYou for short-form online videos in East Africa

ShowMax, the subscription video-on-demand owned by Naspers, has selected the internet channel The QYou to provide special shows for the region of East Africa. A new series, Q Hits will be introduced which features a slew of short-form videos online. The service will be available on March 1 and will consist of 13 episodes lasting [...]

ShowMax links up with Vodacom for low-priced internet TV option

ShowMax, the Video-On-Demand service of Naspers, has teamed up with Vodacom, African mobile communications company, to introduce a new internet TV option, ShowMax Select, for its subscribers. The service will be a low-cost one priced 49 ZAR (3.65 USD), monthly on an add-to-bill basis. Subscribers will be served with unlimited access to a collection of [...]

ShowMax teams up with SEACOM to improve service delivery in East Africa

ShowMax, the video-streaming service of Naspers, has announced its partnership with SEACOM, the submarine cable operator in the East and West coasts of Africa. Following this, SEACOM will fasten its data service provided in Kenya. The catching servers of ShowMax will be hosted by SEACOM. Customers experience will be enhanced with the local ISPs lowering [...]