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 app’s 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, as well as their PC, laptop, mobile device, media player, or smart TV.”
The Showmax subscription offers subscribers access to two simultaneous streams on different devices. Showmax also gives customers the choice to download up to 25 TV shows and movies to their smartphone or tablet for viewing later.
After the recent announcement that Naspers recently merged DStv Digital Media with Showmax Africa. The new division will be managed by MultiChoice CEO Mark Rayner until a division head is recruited.
Showmax and MultiChoice recently reported they will be collaborating closely on digital entertainment.