Tag Archives: ShowMax

Showmax adding two South African movies to its library

The local streaming service, Showmax has declared that it will be adding two acclaimed South African films to its content offering. This years Oscar-shortlisted drama Inxeba (The Wound) and the African Movie Academy Awards Best Film of 2018, Five Fingers for Marseilles will soon be available to movie fans on Showmax. Inxeba, produced by John Trengove, discloses the story of Xolani. [...]

Adult Swim soon available on Showmax

A new partnership between Turner and Showmax will offer an extensive catalogue of Adult Swim with weirdly wonderful, eclectic, surprising, quirky and surreal content for the first time in South Africa This features multi-award-winning animated series Samurai Jack, Robot Chicken, and Rick and Morty, along with fan favourites Aqua Teen Hunger Force, The Jellies, and live [...]

Showmax rolls out free data deal with Vodacom

Showmax has introduced a new deal with Vodacom offering free access to the Showmax service and free Showmax data. Vodacom subscribers who add Showmax to their bill between 1 November 2018 and 31 January 2019 will have 15 GB of free Showmax data (5 GB per month for three months). Moreover, the usual Showmax 6.97 [...]

Showmax free of charge for DStv Premium subscribers

Showmax is now available for free for DStv Premium subscribers. No other important changes were made, barring bug fixes and stability developments stated in the apps change log. Showmax is currently priced at 6.95 USD (R99) per month. According to MultiChoice, DStv Premium customers will be able to access Showmax via the DStv Now app, [...]

Multichoice is planning a DStv streaming service possibly in 2019

According to PwC, South Africa faced an eventful year at the political and macroeconomic level in 2017 but emerged early in 2018 with a new president viewed as market-friendly and vowing to overhaul the economy. As anticipated, TV and video will be significant drivers of consumer revenue, PwC declared. Internet videos success continues to grab [...]

Naspers new video entertainment unit in SA

Naspers is bringing a video entertainment unit to run the Showmax and DStv Now services in South Africa. The video unit will also aid in developing new OTT services for the MultiChoice group. Niclas Ekdahl as CEO from 10 September 2018 will head this new unit. Niclas has over 19 years of executive leadership experience in [...]

Showmax brings Succession to SA

Streaming exclusively on Showmax, Succession will hit South Africa soon, a show that suggests just the opposite in its skewering of the Roy family, one of the biggest media and entertainment conglomerates in the world. “This is the thing about being rich: Its great,” says Matthew McFadyen, who stars in Succession. McFadyen, in a slimy, [...]

News24 doccies to be relayed on Showmax

Two documentaries recorded by the News24 video team is now available on Showmax. According to Jerusha Sukhdeo-Raath, head of video at 24.com, its incredibly rewarding to see these original documentaries available for viewing on the local video on demand (SVOD) service.  Commenting the development, Sukhdeo-Raath, declared, “They were created by a scrappy team of journalists who before this [...]

DStv Compact users to get massive Showmax price reduction in SA

MultiChoice is making streaming service more affordable to the DStv Compact users, after waiving the fee for Showmax for DStv Premium subscribers. Towards the end of 2017, DStv delighted their Premium subscribers as it announced that streaming service Showmax would now be part of their package for free. DStv has announced that its Compact and [...]

Nordic Series available to stream on Showmax SA

Jordskott, the Nordic monster hit, is now streaming first and only on Showmax in South Africa. Seven years ago, her daughter disappeared. Now detective Eva Thörnblad (Moa Gammel) has returned home after her fathers suicide to discover that more children are vanishing – in the same forest. Despite having next to no violent crime compared [...]